Free HIV screenings to be given at Bayou Classic
POSTED: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 7:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 11:18pm
New Orleans, La (NBC33) — The Department of Health and Hospitals announcing today they'll provide free HIV tests at the Bayou Classic.
A number of companies are coming together to provide the tests, and they'll be available outside the Superdome from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The screenings come a week before World AIDS Day; DHH says African-Americans make up 74 percent of AIDS cases in the state.