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Dayton Lights Up Red for World AIDS Day

The Dayton community has come together this 2017 World AIDS Day to honor those who have lost their lives to AIDS, renew their commitment to assist those who are living with or at risk for HIV, and celebrate the caregivers, families, friends, and organizations that support them.

On Friday morning, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, issued a proclamation thanking Equitas Health for our leadership in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention in the Dayton community. In honor of World AIDS Days, it names December 1 as Equitas Health Day. Click here to read the proclamation.

Also on Friday, December 1 Equitas Health’s Dayton prevention team will be offering free, confidential rapid HIV tests at the following locations:

  • Miami University | 10AM – 4PM | Women’s and LGBTQ Center | Armstrong Student Center | Room 3012
  • Montgomery County Job Center | 10AM – 4PM
  • Wright State University | 9AM – 12PM

In the evening, 9 locations throughout the Downtown Dayton cityscape will be illuminated in red in honor of World AIDS Day.

Participating organizations and landmarks include:

  • CareSource
  • City of Dayton
  • Cox Media
  • Greater Dayton Regional Transportation Authority
  • Masque
  • MJ’s on Jefferson
  • Montgomery County Administration Building
  • Stewart Street Bridge
  • Webster Street Bridge

This event was coordinated by Equitas Health’s Dayton Associate Board, who volunteer their time as engaged community members, agency ambassadors, and champions to support the mission and values of Equitas Health.