Assemblymember Anthony Portantino in cooperation with the Pasadena Department of Public Health is inviting San Gabriel Valley residents to join him at the Rose Bowl for: National HIV Testing Day: Sunday, June 26 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Pasadena Rose Bowl, Lot B.
The state Office of AIDS estimates that there are approximately 32,000 Californians unaware that they are living with HIV. That is 32,000 people who are not getting treatment and are potentially unwittingly infecting other people. HIV screening is an important part of prevention strategies that help to identify those people, get them into treatment, change their behaviors and prevent further transmission of HIV.
Getting tested for HIV is easy. The pain-free test will be administered by health department workers using a quick-result swab that provides results within 20 minutes. FREE, confidential testing and counseling provided by Pasadena Public Health; HIV/AIDS educational materials and resource tables; Hot dogs provided by Pasadena Firefighters Association; POWER 106 – bringing Hip Hop and R&B to the Rose Bowl.