Free HIV screenings to be given at Bayou Classic

Free HIV screenings to be given at Bayou Classic
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POSTED: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 8:00pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 12:18am

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.
 

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