On Friday, September 26, Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) will provide free, rapid HIV testing & counseling at the CDPH Marietta Public Health Center from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Marietta Public Health Center is located at 1650 County Services Parkway in Marietta.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that about 1.1 million people in the United States were living with HIV at the end of 2010, the most recent year this information was available. Of those people, about 16% do not know they are infected.

“Events such as this one provide residents with critical information and resources to help fight this epidemic”, said Priti Kolhe, HIV Program Manager, Cobb & Douglas Public Health.

This free event is open to everyone. All testing results are confidential and are available in 20 minutes.

For more information, please call 770-514-2815 or 770-514-2432.