National HIV Testing Day (NHTD)

Plan an Event

National HIV Testing Day June 27

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

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.

Learn about the Locator app. Exit Disclaimer Download the app for iPhone and iPad Exit Disclaimer OR  Android. Exit Disclaimer


Share These Tips

Share These Tips has released a series of “Tips for NHTD”.  Download and share the images on social media:

Use New Media

Twitter logo

Talking about NHTD? Use the hashtag #NHTD. Exit Disclaimer Learn about using Twitter (PDF 589KB).

Follow the NHTD board on Pinterest. Exit Disclaimer


Join and Follow the Blogosphere

Blog about the impact of HIV in your community or comment on someone else’s blog post.

Read posts about HIV testing on

Subscribe Exit Disclaimer to the blog to hear about the HIV/AIDS awareness days, new media and the response to HIV and more.

Share These Federal Resources


View and share the materials from the CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign.

Learn more about CDC’s Act Against AIDS campaign.

Read this CDC letter and learn about 10 things you can do for NHTD. (PDF 256KB).

Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic

Find out about today’s epidemic (PDF 501KB) on this CDC fact sheet. Download more fact sheets.

Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.

Read this CDC feature about NHTD.

Read about newly estimated prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed infections by state (2008–2012.) in this MMWR. (PDF, 852KB)

Learn about these National Campaigns

my Reasons for getting an HIV test

These CDC-supported campaigns work to promote testing and end stigma:


National HIV Testing Day (NHTD): June 27

Add the NHTD logo (English) or NHTD logo (Spanish) to your materials or website.

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" />

Resources from the Community

National HIV Testing Day June 27

Find a local NHTD event here.

To Find Free HIV Testing at Select Walgreens Exit Disclaimer (June 25-27).

Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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. Exit Disclaimer

Learn about the Affordable Care Act Take health care into your own hands Learn More

View the President’s Remarks on the ACA

Read the Statement by HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell

Don’t have coverage? See if you qualify for a special enrollment period. Newly covered? Learn how to use it.

Visit to find out about the Health Insurance Marketplace and more.

Learn about the Affordable Care Act and HIV.

Other HIV/AIDS Awareness Days

HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard

Read the 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.