World AIDS Day celebration at the Steele Memorial Library

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The Chemung County Sexual Health Task Force is asking the community to join them in their annual commemoration of World AIDS Day at the Steele Memorial Library from 12:00pm-2:00pm on Saturday, Dec. 1st.

World AIDS Day is a day to remember those who have lost their lives to HIV/AIDS, celebrate those living with HIV and fighting the stigma, along with learning about advancements in HIV care, like PrEP, PEP, and U=U.

At the event, there will be a panel discussion of local experts talking about HIV in our community and advancements in HIV health care and prevention.

There will also be a chance to win a $100 gift card and other prizes after completing a health agency scavenger hunt.

A memorial to those who have lost their lives to HIV/AIDS in Chemung County will be on display as well during the event along with the AIDS Memorial Quilts which are display from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5 at the Steele Memorial Library, Elmira High School, and Elmira College.

The task force also asks the community to wear red to help represent the cause. 

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