National HIV Testing Day (NHTD)
This day was established as an annual observance to promote HIV testing. The theme is “Take the Test. Take Control.”
This is a particularly important time for YOU to get involved! Take the Test, Take Control. Here are some ways you can get involved around National HIV Testing Day (June 27).
Locate HIV Testing and Other Services
Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
Share These Tips
AIDS.gov has released a series of “Tips for NHTD”. Download and share the images on social media:
- Tip 1: Take the Test. Take Control. (JPG 305KB)
- Tip 2: Use #NHTD to share your story. (JPG 40KB)
- Tip 3: Find HIV testing and care services. (JPG 314KB)
- Tip 4: Watch & share Positive Spin videos about getting tested and living a healthy life with HIV. (JPG 459KB)
- Tip 5: Take the Test. Take Control (woman). (JPG 353KB)
Use New Media
Follow the AIDS.gov NHTD board on Pinterest.
Watch and Share these Videos
Watch and share this NHTD message from Dr. Ronald Valdiserri.
View this video about the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
Blog about the impact of HIV in your community or comment on someone else’s blog post.
Learn about the Epidemic
Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.
Read this CDC feature about NHTD.
Download the NHTD poster, infographics and social media profile images from the CDC.
Add this NHTD badge to your site by copying this code:
<img alt="National HIV Testing Day June 27" width="240" height="200" src="/images/poster-nhtd.jpg" />
Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
In July 2015, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 (PDF 2.18 MB).
Talk about it with your friends and colleagues.
Read the Federal Action Plan. (PDF, 772 KB). Watch Our Strategy: HIV Community Voices from Across the U.S.
Learn about the Affordable Care Act
View the President’s Remarks on the ACA
Don’t have coverage? See if you qualify for a special enrollment period. Newly covered? Learn how to use it.
Visit Healthcare.gov to find out about the Health Insurance Marketplace and more.
Learn about the Affordable Care Act and HIV.
Other HIV/AIDS Awareness Days
Read the AIDS.gov blog posts recognizing the national HIV/AIDS observances.
Download the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard here (PDF, 1.49MB).
Learn about the PEPFAR Blueprint
Read and share the PEFPAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation (PDF, 2.9MB) and fact sheet.
Learn more about PEPFAR.