No appointment is necessary.
Testing will be available at the Woolwich Room from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m.
"The goal of the day is to effectively target groups that are disproportionately affected by the virus", ARCH capacity builder Juan Medina said in a statement.
Out of more than 250 Texas counties, Brazos County is among the top 25 for cases of HIV and AIDS.
"HIV does not discriminate; know your status", said Parrish.
MDHHS is recognizing National HIV Testing Day through a series of events and observations conducted by community partners throughout the state.
It's being held in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.
Untreated, HIV can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS, and without proper care, people with AIDS typically survive about three years.
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"Building on the success of past year, this event is truly about normalizing HIV testing, increasing Canadians' capacity to make informed decisions regarding their own sexual health, and decreasing stigma", Gary Lacasse, executive director of the Canadian Aids Society, said in a release.
"Despite huge advancements in HIV research, stigma still prevents many people from taking the first step: getting tested", said Rick Galli of bioLytical Laboratories, the maker of INSTI. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, and that number grows by almost 40,000 people each year.
"When they come in, we don't even ask them for their name".
There has been increased funding for harm reduction in both the Saskatchewan Health Authority and Indigenous communities, she said, adding that HIV treatment medications are free in Saskatchewan.
People at higher risk should get tested more often.
HIV testing is done through a finger prick blood sample, with results ready as soon as 20 minutes after.
If one tests positive for HIV or another STBBI, ARCH will work toward forming a long term physical, mental and emotional relationship with them to ensure their wellbeing.