National HIV Testing Day (NHTD)
National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) was first observed on June 27, 2005. This day was established as an annual observance to promote HIV testing.
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, 2013).
Locate HIV Testing and Other Services
Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
You can also send a text message with your ZIP code to “KNOWIT” (566948) or visit http://hivtest.cdc.gov/
Use New Media
Talking about NHTD? Use the hashtag #NHTD to share about how you’re observing NHTD.
Learn about using Twitter (PDF, 589KB).
Read and share the new media declaration.
How can you use new media to enhance our response to HIV/AIDS?
Join and Follow the Blogosphere
Blog about the impact of HIV in your community. Or comment on someone else’s blog post.
Read past NHTD blog posts:
Learn about the Epidemic
Get fact sheets about the epidemic and other resources.
Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.
Posters & Logos
Download these NHTD posters :
Download more posters here.
Add the NHTD logo to your materials or the NHTD badge to your website.
NHTD Multimedia Tools
Add these NHTD resources to your web site, blog, and social media pages.
Use and share this NHTD video: Take Charge: Take the Test.
ODPHP has created a toolkit in observance of NHTD.
Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
Watch this December 2012 conversation with Drs. Koh and Valdiserri about progress. Learn more about the Strategy here.
How can you help implement the Strategy in your community?
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.