According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, nearly 1.2 million Americans are now living with HIV infection, and about 50,000 people become infected every year. Yet, 20 percent to 25 percent of people who have HIV do not know they are infected. This is why the Task Force recommends that people ages 15 to 65 should be tested for HIV at least once.
Gospel Against AIDS is leading the way combining testing, learning and counseling with the faith-based community and launching testing sites at Detroit area Walgreens to offer free HIV testing, counseling as well as encouraging community members to know their HIV status.
I spoke with Rosalind Andrews Worthy Executive Director of Gospel Against AIDS about how this initiative came about and where listeners can get tested… Check out our Conversation Here: