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Department of External Affairs
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
(215) 567-7710
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Contact: Communications and Development
For Release: Immediately
Contact: Communications and Development

The Free Library Hosts Free Testing on National HIV Testing Day

PHILADELPHIA, June 20, 2019—National HIV Testing Day encourages people to get tested for HIV, understand their status, and learn more about the care and treatment they need to stay healthy if HIV positive. This year, the Free Library is working with Drexel Medicine’s Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice Drexel University College of Medicine to host free testing at 10 locations on June 27.

National HIV Testing Day is coordinated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Together with the Free Library of Philadelphia, Congreso and One Day at a Time (ODAAT), Drexel's Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice will provide free, easy, and confidential HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day. No appointment is needed. The following Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be participating on June 27 to provide free HIV testing:

Charles L. Durham Library 
3320 Haverford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Frankford Library 
4634 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Greater Olney Library 
5501 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Kingsessing Library 
1201 S. 51st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143
2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Queen Memorial Library 
1201 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Wadsworth Library 
1500 Wadsworth Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19150
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Walnut Street West Library 
201 S. 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

West Oak Lane Library 
2000 E. Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19138
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Whitman Library 
200 Snyder Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19148
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Widener Library 
2808 W. Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19132
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Department of External Affairs, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
(215) 567-7710, FAX (215) 567-7850