More than one million Americans are living with HIV. You need to know your status always. In an effort to promote awareness there will be free HIV testing at the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans July 1st thru 3rd.

Planned Parenthood has teamed up with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and the Black Aids Institute have teamed up to offer the confidential testing to all interested festival goers. The HIV testing booth will be located inside of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Testing is available from 10am-5p each day.

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