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National HIV Testing Day (NHTD)

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National HIV Testing Day June 27

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) was first observed on June 27, 1995. 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).

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.

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Or visit

Use New Media

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Talking about NHTD? Use the hashtag #NHTD to share about how you’re observing NHTD.

Learn about using Twitter (PDF 589KB).

Follow the NHTD board on Pinterest. Exit Disclaimer

Make your own board to recognize the importance of HIV testing.

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

Join and Follow the Blogosphere

Blog about the impact of HIV in your community. Or comment on someone else’s blog post.

Read posts about HIV testing on

Subscribe to the blog to hear about the HIV/AIDS awareness days, new media and the response to HIV and more.

Learn about these National Campaigns

my Reasons for getting an HIV test

These CDC-supported campaigns work to promote testing and end stigma:

Learn about Community Activities

Knowledge is Power

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Visit to find out about the Health Insurance Marketplace and more.

Learn about the Affordable Care Act and HIV.

Posters & Logos

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD): June 27

Download these NHTD posters :

Download more posters here.

Add the NHTD logo (English) or NHTD logo (Spanish) to your materials or website.

Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic

Find out about today’s epidemic (PDF 501KB) on this CDC fact sheet. Download more fact sheets.

Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.

Read the June 21, 2013 MMWR about NHTD and HIV.

Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The Strategy is the nation's first-ever comprehensive coordinated HIV/AIDS roadmap. Read the Strategy (PDF 1.34 MB) and updates on implementation from HHS. (PDF, 917KB).

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.