Posts Tagged ‘LGBTQ’

National Transgender HIV Testing Day

Tuesday, April 18th, 2023

National Transgender HIV Testing Day

April 18

National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) was first observed on April 18, 2016. The community lead is UCSF’s The Center for Excellence in Transgender Health. Exit Disclaimer

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Transgender Awareness Month

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

November is Transgender Awareness Month.

GLAAD’s Spirit Day to Fight LGBT Bullying

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

LGBTQ youth are bullied at much higher rates than other students. Let’s show them they’re not alone and stand against bullying by going purple this October 20th. Take the pledge today! Learn more at GLAAD.org.

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

September 27

In 2008 the National Association of People with AIDS launched this observance day.

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National Transgender HIV Testing Day

Monday, April 18th, 2022

National Transgender HIV Testing Day

April 18

National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) was first observed on April 18, 2016. The community lead is UCSF’s The Center for Excellence in Transgender Health. Exit Disclaimer

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Transgender Awareness Month

Monday, November 1st, 2021

November is Transgender Awareness Month.

GLAAD’s Spirit Day to Fight LGBT Bullying

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

LGBTQ youth are bullied at much higher rates than other students. Let’s show them they’re not alone and stand against bullying by going purple this October 20th. Take the pledge today! Learn more at GLAAD.org.

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Monday, September 27th, 2021

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

September 27

In 2008 the National Association of People with AIDS launched this observance day.

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Free HIV/STD Testing at the LOFT – Third Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

Free HIV/STI Testing at the LOFT

Free HIV/STI Testing is provided through a collaboration with Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS) on a monthly basis at The LOFTIncludes testing for HIV, Hepatitis C, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis.

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Free HIV/STI Testing is conducted at The LOFT every 3rd Tuesday of month from 5:00pm-8:00pm by appointment only.  Testing is fast, free, and discreet.

In collaboration with Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS), free, in-person HIV & STI screening is back at The LOFT every 3rd Tuesday from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic new procedures have been put into place to ensure the safety of you, LOFT and HVCS staff.

  • You must make an appointment, no drop-ins will be able to be screened that day.
  • Pre-screening and counseling will be done prior to the appointment by phone with an HVCS counselor.
  • You must answer a COVID-19  health
    survey before you enter the center and have a thermal scan.
  • You must wear a face covering over your nose and mouth for the duration of the in-person appointment.

To start the process and make an appointment contact Jamel Gray at [email protected] or call  (914)-785-8214.

If you are unable to visit The LOFT  during the appointment period, additional appointments can be scheduled a different day and time either at The LOFT or an HVCS location.  Contact HVCS to find out more. 

Free HIV/STD Testing at the LOFT – Third Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Free HIV/STI Testing at the LOFT

Free HIV/STI Testing is provided through a collaboration with Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS) on a monthly basis at The LOFTIncludes testing for HIV, Hepatitis C, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis.

________________________________________

Free HIV/STI Testing is conducted at The LOFT every 3rd Tuesday of month from 5:00pm-8:00pm by appointment only.  Testing is fast, free, and discreet.

In collaboration with Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS), free, in-person HIV & STI screening is back at The LOFT every 3rd Tuesday from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic new procedures have been put into place to ensure the safety of you, LOFT and HVCS staff.

  • You must make an appointment, no drop-ins will be able to be screened that day.
  • Pre-screening and counseling will be done prior to the appointment by phone with an HVCS counselor.
  • You must answer a COVID-19  health
    survey before you enter the center and have a thermal scan.
  • You must wear a face covering over your nose and mouth for the duration of the in-person appointment.

To start the process and make an appointment contact Jamel Gray at [email protected] or call  (914)-785-8214.

If you are unable to visit The LOFT  during the appointment period, additional appointments can be scheduled a different day and time either at The LOFT or an HVCS location.  Contact HVCS to find out more.