|[February 26, 2014]
AHF Offers Late-Night HIV Testing in SF's SoMa District
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is giving San Franciscans an additional
opportunity to learn their HIV status with the AHF SoMa Testing Center,
a walk-in facility that provides testing as late as 1:00 a.m. and gives
results in just one minute. The testing center is located just above
AHF's Out of the Closet Thrift Store at 9th and Folsom
streets in the South of Market District.
AHF SoMa Testing Center
1295 Folsom Street
Francisco, CA (News - Alert) 94103
Hours: Thursdays & Fridays, 7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Utilizing the state-of-the-art INSTI Rapid HIV Test, the testing center
will be able to provide people with their test results in just 60
seconds. With its late-night walk-in opportunities for testing, this
facility offers an opportunity for people who otherwise wouldn't be able
to access testing hours that coincide with regularbusiness hours to
learn their HIV status.
"Our new South of Market location offers a consistent late night testing
opportunity for people who are out enjoying San Francisco's nightlife,"
said Christopher Mejia, Senior Regional Program Manager for AHF.
"The use of the one-minute INSTI rapid test allows people to take just a
moment of their evening to stop by and conveniently learn their HIV
AHF has been providing HIV testing, treatment, and care in the San
Francisco Bay Area for over a decade. The foundation operates three Out
of the Closet Thrift Stores in San Francisco's Castro District, Polk
Gulch and SoMa District, as well as in Oakland and Berkeley. AHF also
operates specialized HIV healthcare centers in San Francisco and in
Oakland, three AHF Pharmacies covering both San Francisco and Oakland,
and a specialized STD testing center for both men and women in Oakland.
96 cents of every dollar spent in the pharmacies and thrift stores
directly support AHF's HIV/AIDS treatment centers in 32 countries
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is the largest non-profit HIV/AIDS
healthcare provider in the USA. AHF currently provides medical care
and/or services to over 280,000 individuals in 32 countries worldwide in
the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and Asia. For
more information, visit www.aidshealth.org,
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