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NYC Health Department and Community Partners Announce More Than 1.4 Million HIV Tests Conducted

Posted June 2013

Brooklyn and The Bronx Knows’ HIV Testing Initiative linked 78% of those newly diagnosed to care

The NYC Health Department announced that together with its community partners, The Bronx Knows and Brooklyn Knows, over 1.4 million HIV tests have been conducted since June 2008. Among those tested, 3,626 new positives were identified and 78% of those newly diagnosed have been linked to care. The announcement was made at Brooklyn Borough Hall during Brooklyn Knows’ free HIV testing event in recognition of National HIV Testing Day.

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