World AIDS Day celebration at the Steele Memorial Library


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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