Kent Co. Health Dept. offers free walk-in HIV testing

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kent County Health Department will be offering one week of free walk-in HIV testing as part of World AIDS Day.

The testing will be offered from Nov. 28 through Dec. 2 at the Kent County Health Department’s Main Clinic, located at 700 Fuller NE in Grand Rapids, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The finger poke tests take about 20 minutes to show results.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in eight people who are infected with HIV do not know they have the disease, according to a release from KCHD.

People who are unable to make it during the week of World Aids Day can call 616.632.7171 to schedule an appointment for a free test.

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CDC: Human Immunodeficiency Virus