National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Saturday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and Robert Harrison from Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County is encouraging people to take the first step and get tested. It is free and he says early diagnosis is key. He says African Americans are disproportionately impacted by HIV/AIDS. Harrison talks about why that is, and where free, confidential testing will be available Saturday in the Miami Valley. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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