Free HIV screenings available Thursday

Daily News Staff Report

As of March 31, 993 Southwest Louisiana residents, including some in Jeff Davis Parish, were living with HIV/AIDS. In 2012 alone, 50 people in the area were diagnosed with HIV while 36 were newly diagnosed with AIDS.

Those startling figures come from the Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) on the eve of National HIV Testing Day, which is Thursday, June 27.

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