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Police and Health Dept. offer free HIV testing

The Edison Police Department is teaming up with the health department to get residents tested for HIV.

For the first time they're hosting a free HIV testing and counseling event. Edison Police Chief Walt Ingram says there's a need for something like this in their community.

"Just the need to help our citizens understand what the disease is and how easily they can catch it. And to stop it from spreading if it is here," explained Chief Ingram.

The event is next Wednesday May 20th from 9 am to 4 pm at the old Edison City Hall building on Turner Street next to the Police Department.

For more information call 229-849-2515, or click on the link below.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/index.html



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