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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day | Features | CDC

African Americans accounted for an estimated 44% of all new HIV infections among adults and adolescents (aged 13 years or older) in 2010, despite representing only 12% of the U.S. population according to the CDC. Come learn the facts about HIV/AIDS in the African American community and what role faith, community leaders and the community as a whole can play in stopping the spread of HIV, while addressing the stigma that surrounds the disease.

The Alexandria Health Department, Alexandria Commission on HIV/AIDS and the NAACP Alexandria Branch are co-sponsoring the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Symposium on Saturday, February 7 from 9AM - noon, at Oakland Baptist Church, 3408 King St. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and free HIV testing will be conducted from 8 to 9 a.m. Topics for discussion include:

  • HIV 101: The Basics
  • HIV/AIDS Impact on the African American community
  • Panel discussion on the African American Church Response, facilitated by the Rev. Todd Brown of First Baptist Church Chesterbrook

For more information please contact Nechelle Terrell, HIV/AIDS Coordinator at or 703.746.4933 or visit

4480 King Street
Alexandria, VA, 22302
Fax: 703.746.4938

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thursday Mornings