National HIV Testing Day events in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Wednesday is National HIV Testing Day, a nationwide event to promote free HIV testing, and health workers in Knox County will bring it to the Knoxville area.

Knox County Health Dept. Director Dr. Martha Buchanan said in a statement, "No matter your age, race, sex or sexual orientation, HIV doesn't discriminate. You should know your status."

Free and confidential testing will be offered at the following places:

- All Knox County Health Dept. Clinics Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and you can find all those locations at the link below.

- Walgreens at 2400 N. Broadway at the intersection with Coker Ave. will host free and confidential testing from 12 a.m. to 4 p.m.

- Hope Resource Center at 2700 Painter Ave. in Knoxville

-Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tenn. at 710 N. Cherry St. in Knoxville

- Helen Ross McNabb Center at 205 W. Springdale Ave. in Knoxville

- Blount County Health Dept. at 301 McGee St. in Maryville

- Anderson County Health Dept. at 710 N. Main St. in Clinton

- Loudon Co. Dept. of Health at 600 Rayder Ave. in Loudon

- Monroe County Health Dept. at 3469 New Hwy 68 in Madisonville Tenn.

- Morgan County Health Dept. at 1111 Knoxville Hwy. in Wartburg

- Union County Health Dept. at 4335 Maynardville Hwy. in Maynardville

- Campbell County Health Dept. at 162 Sharp Perkins Rd. in Jacksboro

- Saturday at the Healthy Community Health Fair at Walter P. Taylor Homes on McConnell St. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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