By: Erika Ruiz
Before the fall semester comes to a close, SCCC faculty on the Grant campus will be hosting a free HIV testing program offered by the LIAAC. The Long Island Association for AIDS Care has been conducting ongoing specialized activities targeted to reach individuals and communities who may be at risk for HIV infection since 1986. They are a not-for-profit agency that provides services and support for all Long Islanders.
LIACC was the nation’s 1st suburban-based AIDS service organizations and remains the region’s only HIV/AIDS Hotline and on Wednesday December 21st, they will be conducting free HIV tests for SCCC students on the Grant campus in Brentwood from 10am to 4pm.
With a team of over 75 employees and several consultants, LIACC works to achieve the goals of reducing the spread of HIV, Hepatitis C, and other STD infections in the community. All of LIAAC’s programs are confidential, and available in English and Spanish to help meet the need of Long Island’s diverse racial and ethnic population.
For more information, please contact Nancy Schaefer the nurse supervisor of health services on the Grant campus at (631) 851-6709