National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2015 (NBHAAD) Calendar
Planning something for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness
Contact the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) once events are set-up so they can be listed on the MDH website. Please submit your event online, by submitting the "Planning Something for NBHAAD" (PDF: 11KB/1 page) form to Roy Nelson at MDH by calling (651) 201-4027, Fax: (651) 201-4000 or e-mail.
The Aliveness Project NBHAAD HIV Testing Day Event - Minneapolis
In commemoration of National Black HIV/AIDS awareness Day (NBHAAD), The Aliveness Project will offer free HIV testing for walk-ins from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Friday, February 6th at their office: 3808 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407. For more information, contact Tom Bichanga, The Aliveness Project, 612-822-7946, ext. 214, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Free HIV Testing for Walk-ins – West St. Paul
AHA will offer free HIV testing in observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6th at their office, 1074 Robert St. S., W. St. Paul. For more information, contact AHA at 612-216-3886, or by email at: email@example.com, or visit AHA's web site.
Free HIV Testing for Walk-ins for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day– Minneapolis
Turning Point, Inc., will offer free HIV testing in observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6th at their office, 1500 Golden Valley Road, Minneapolis. For more information, contact Marie McDonald, Turning Point, at 612-209-9055, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Turning Point's website.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Free HIV Testing for Walk-ins – St. Paul
In commemoration of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Open Cities Health Center (OCHC) will offer free HIV information, resource assistance and confidential testing for all walk-ins on Saturday, February 7 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.. For more information, contact Pete Jackson, OCHC, 651-251-5987, or by email at: Pete.Jackson@ochealthcenter.com.
African Health Action Corporation HIV Testing - West St. Paul
AHA offers HIV testing every weekday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Appointments preferred but will take walk-ins. For more information, contact AHA at 612-216-3886, or by email at: email@example.com, or visit AHA's web site.
Annex Teen Clinic Confidential HIV Community Based Testing and Education – Minneapolis
Sponsored by Annex Teen Clinic
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Annex R.E.A.C.H. Community Office
2404 Plymouth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Free confidential HIV community-based testing available for males and females 15 years and older. Call to schedule individual testing. Education includes Sister to Sister one-on-one HIV/STD Risk Reduction Program for teen girls and women. For more information, contact Theresa Evans Ross, 763-235-1986 or by email at: Theresa@annexteenclinic.org
Crown Medical Center Free HIV Testing - Minneapolis
Crown Medical Center offers free HIV testing for walk-ins or by appointment, five days a week, Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information call 612-871-4354, or visit Crown's web site.
Family Tree Clinic Saturday Reproductive Health Appointments – St. Paul
Family Tree Clinic will now be open on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. throughout 2014. Rapid HIV testing will be available with results back in about 20 minutes. Other services available include STI and UTI testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, pap smears, annual exams, birth control and emergency contraception. Family Tree Clinic is dedicated to providing quality, affordable, confidential reproductive and sexual health care services to diverse communities. To schedule an appointment, contact the Family Tree Clinic, 651-645-0478, 651-379-5127 TTY, or visit Family Tree's web site.
MAN Clinic – Minneapolis
Males of all ages can be seen for STD testing and general health screenings, every Thursday, 3 to 5 p.m., at NorthPoint. No appointments and no insurance needed. For more information, contact the MAN Clinic at 612-543-6737.
Men’s Health Clinic: HIV and STD Testing – Minneapolis
Sponsored by Hennepin County Public Health Clinic – Red Door Services
December 11, 2014
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Hennepin County Public Health Clinic
525 Portland Avenue – 4th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
HIV and STD testing for men provided by the HIM Program. Open late second Thursday in September and December from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. No appointments necessary. Call the HIM Line at 612-348-9100 for questions, or visit us on line: http://www.himprogram.org/.
Minnesota AIDS Project Drop-in HIV Testing - Minneapolis
Sponsored by the Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP)
Mondays: 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Minnesota AIDS Project
1400 Park Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
The Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP) offers in-house HIV testing at its Minneapolis location at the times and weekdays listed above. An HIV Educator will conduct a brief risk assessment, answer any questions and conduct the test. For more information, contact the MAP AIDSLine, 612-373-2437, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Aliveness Project Drop-in HIV Testing – Minneapolis
Sponsored by The Aliveness Project
Monday through Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Aliveness Project
3808 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407
The Aliveness Project offers in-house HIV testing at the times and weekdays listed above. For more information, contact The Aliveness Project, 612-822-5433, or visit their web site at: http://www.aliveness.org/.
On-going HIV Testing
- Note: several clinics and organizations offer HIV testing throughout the year. Examples include: Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN), Hennepin County Public Health Clinic, Clinic 555 Sexual Health Services, West Side Community Health Services, Teenage Medical Service (TAMS), Face-to-Face Health and Counseling Service, Family Tree Clinic, University Family Physicians/North Memorial, Open Door Clinic in Mankato, etc. Here are the links to find HIV testing locations:
- The Minnesota AIDS Project AIDSLine provides clinic and organizational locations and office hours at: Metro - 612-373-AIDS; 612-373-2465 TTY; Statewide - 1-800-248-AIDS; 1-888-820-2437 TTY; or online at: http://www.mnaidsproject.org.
- The Minnesota Department of Health lists their publicly funded HIV testing sites and supported outreach and HIV testing projects online at: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/hiv/hivtesting.html.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a HIV test site locator and you can find out where to get an HIV test online by entering your Zip Code: http://www.hivtest.org/. Also, CDC has HIV testing resources and campaign materials for consumers and health providers: http://www.cdc.gov/actagainstaids/.
Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC)
Minnesota MATEC provides health care professionals involved in the field of HIV clinical care and management with up to date educational opportunities. Minnesota MATEC is located at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health Division of Epidemiology and Community Health. For course descriptions, schedules and registration, contact MATEC at 612-626-3609, email@example.com, or visit their website at: http://www.mnmatec.umn.edu/.
Minnesota AIDS Project HIV/Hepatitis/Sex Ed Training Opportunities
The Minnesota AIDS Project offers a variety of trainings on the following topics: HIV Instructor Training; HIV Professional Development Course; HIV Institutes; HIV 101 Training; HIV and Hepatitis C Community Presentations; Hepatitis C and Substance Abuse; Hepatitis C Educator Training; Bloodborne Pathogens Education; Let’s Talk about Sex Training; LGBTQ Training; and, Continuing Legal Education. For the latest schedules and registration procedures, visit their website at: http://www.mnaidsproject.org/education/.
Minnesota Department of Health – STD/HIV/TB Section
The MDH provides three different trainings regarding HIV counseling and testing:
Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling Training (1 day course)
Improve provider risk assessment and counseling skills to support their client’s behavior changes that will reduce their risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV.
HIV Test Results Training (1 day course)
The course will discuss how to convey positive or negative HIV test results.
HIV Testing Data and Bloodborne Pathogen Training (4 hour course)
Provides guidance, instruction, and hands-on experience in filling out the HIV Testing System form and provides testing and needle exchange staff with their required annual OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens exposure control training.
For eligibility requirements, schedules and registration, visit the MDH website at:
Teenwise Minnesota Evidence-based Teen Pregnancy, HIV and STI Prevention Programs
Teenwise Minnesota provides interactive, skills-building trainings to increase the capacity of youth-serving professionals and organizations. Teenwise Minnesota trains on a variety of evidence-based curricula. These highly interactive trainings include a copy of the curriculum, as well as accompanying materials such as student workbooks, video clips, and activity kits. The following training topics are offered: Cuidate!; Making Proud Choices; Safer Choices; Safer Sex Intervention; Sexual Health and Adolescent Risk Prevention (SHARP); and, Teen Outreach Program. For course descriptions, schedules and registration, contact Teenwise at 651-644-1447, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Teenwise's website.
NBHAAD Exhibit – St. Paul
Sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
Tuesday – Friday, February 3 – 6, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Minnesota Department of Health
First Floor by Pod-B Atrium
625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155-2538
On behalf of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), fact sheets, calendar of events, posters and novelties will be available free of charge. Lobby area is open to the general public. For more information, contact Roy Nelson, MDH, 651-201-4027 or email.
Links for NBHAAD posters, campaign materials and fact sheets:
- Minnesota Department of Health
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): http://www.hivtest.org/; http://www.NineAndaHalfMinutes.org; http://www.greaterthan.org; http://greaterthan.org/awareness_days/national-black-hivaids-awareness-day/; and, http://hivtest.org/stronger/
- Get Yourself Tested Campaign