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Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Week

Planned Parenthood of Amarillo will offer free HIV testing and free condoms starting today, and lasting until the 14th.

The event is in observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Week.

According to national statistics, African Americans make up only 13% of the U.S. population, but make up 49% of all AIDS cases.

Free educational materials and red ribbons will be passed out to show the importance of testing as well.

You do not have to have an appointment for the test, and results can be provided within two hours.

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