GYT. Have you seen this trending on twitter and the interwebs? GYT stands for “Get Yourself Tested,” which is part of April’s STD awareness month.   So why is getting yourself tested so i... Read More

STDs: What Happens During Testing?

  You know, Coach Carr from Mean Girls wasn't totally off his rocker when he was teaching his health students about safe sex.  Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), when left untreat... Read More


What is HIV?HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). HIV attacks the white blood cells, which makes it hard for a person’s body to fight o... Read More

World Aids Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day, a time when governments and citizens alike reflect on how one of the biggest public health disasters of the 20th century has affected the world, and what we can do to m... Read More

The Basics of HIV Testing

Now that you know June 27th is National HIV Testing Day you are probably thinking about getting tested. Good for you! Making HIV testing a regular part of your health care is a great way to take care ... Read More