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K-State Today

September 19, 2023

Free HIV testing offered Sept. 20

Submitted by Brandon Haddock

Kansas State University's LGBT Resource Center in the Department of Student Belonging and Inclusion is partnering with Positive Connections to bring free monthly HIV/STI testing to the Manhattan campus. Testing can be accessed through the K-State Student Union ground entrance to the Morris Family Multicultural Student Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20.

Testing is confidential and provided by licensed testing specialists. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to get tested.

Walk-ins are welcome, or you can register for testing by emailing lgbt@k-state.edu.

Free testing events will continue to be available each month during the fall 2023 semester. For any further questions, contact the LGBT Resource Center at lgbt@k-state.edu.

Positive Connections provides comprehensive medical case management and prevention services to 17 counties in northeast Kansas, including Shawnee and Riley counties. Its medical case managers serve nearly 180 clients living with HIV by providing assistance and advocacy to help them communicate with their doctors, obtain medication and adhere to treatment regimens. Positive Connections' prevention services include rapid HIV testing, sexual health education programs, outreach to high-risk populations and condom distribution.