Skip navigation
Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

USC

Free HIV Testing During STD Awareness Month

Free HIV testing is being offered on USC's McCarthy Quad for STD Awareness month.

April is STD Awareness Month and USC's kicking off the month with free, 1-minute HIV testing on USC's McCarthy Quad, Tuesday.

(Facebook)
(Facebook)

The event is sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, USC's QuASA, LGBT Center, and Qpid.me.

It is luau themed and features a free smart-phone application called Qpid.me for sharing the results. 

Testing begins at 10 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m.

The month is dedicated to spreading information and awareness about sexual health and disease prevention.

The Center for Disease Control wants other organizations to join in on the cause. Their website provides several statistical banners and graphics that people can upload to their websites and social media accounts.

Twenty million new STD's are transmitted each year, and half of the cases are found among young people ages 15-24 according to a report from the CDC.

Many organizations are launching special efforts to increase the buzz around STD'S.

The Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention team is promoting in STD Awareness Month by offering testing and treatment every Monday during the month of April.

USC offers several resources for students to learn how to prevent disease or treat themselves after contracting one.

COMMENTS
Leave a comment
Name:
E-mail:*
URL:
Comments:*

Four Arrests Made in Grad Student Killing


By Alexa Liacko, Faith Miller and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 4:01 p.m. PDT

Two adults and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the death of 24-year-old USC grad student Xinran Ji...

Victim of Fatal Lightning Strike was Transferring to USC


By Alexa Liacko and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 1:38 p.m. PDT

Twenty-year-old Nick Fagnano planned to study at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

USC Graduate Student Found Dead in Apartment

Pac-12 Media Day Sitdown with Head Coach Steve Sarkisian

Pac-12 Media Day Exclusive: Leonard Williams

Pac-12 Media Day Sitdown with Cody Kessler

We detected that you might be on a mobile device such as an iPad or iPhone. Sorry, at this time the video box is only visible on desktop computers.
MOST POPULAR

USC Graduate Student Found Dead in Apartment


By Kate Flexter
07/24/14 | 1:41 p.m. PDT

A 24-year-old Chinese USC engineering graduate student was found dead on Thursday at an apartment in the University Park area...

Pac-12 Media Day Sitdown with Head Coach Steve Sarkisian


By Matthew Tufts and Alyssa Nakamoto
07/23/14 | 7:13 p.m. PDT

USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian talks about coming to USC, the training and development of his players, and the...