A health fair will held at the Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center at 501 Elizabeth SE, Albuquerque, on September 18th by the Aging and Long-Term Services Department.
From 10 am to 2 pm, the HOPEFest stand for Have Only Positive Expectations and will commemorate National HIV and Aging Awareness Day.
This event marks the 5th year that the Department;s HIV Outreach and Advocacy Program have organized and hosted.
The event will include free and confidential HIV testing and counseling along with free flu shots for those attending. Further health information will be available and provided by participating health vendors.
“The HIV Outreach and Advocacy Program works to make the lives of older New Mexicans living with HIV a bit easier,” said Aging and Long-Term Services Cabinet Secretary Gino Rinaldi. “We want to let people know that there is another option they can turn to for help.”