HIV/AIDS Awareness event to target women, girls

The Jefferson Comprehensive Care System Inc. of Pine Bluff and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are sponsoring an observance of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

The event will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock.

The event will include a celebration, activities and entertainment free.

Free HIV tests will be available.

“Learn about the prevention of HIV and the importance of getting tested,” a spokesman said. “No needles…just a quick mouth swab…HIV results in 20 minutes!”

Details: Call Donita Fells or Casonia Vinson at 534-3448.