LCBOE Head Start observes World AIDS Day

Published 10:15 am Thursday, December 30, 2021

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Lowndes County Board of Education Head Start partnered with Selma AIR, Inc. to observe World AIDS Day on December 1, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Selma AIR, Inc. works to prevent the spread of HIV and deaths from AIDS across the Black Belt of Alabama and their contact telephone number is 334-872-6795.

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The drive-thru event was held on the campus of Central High School in Hayneville, AL. The following services were provided:

*HIV/AID testing (with on-site results), education, counseling, and condoms *COVID-19 vaccination incentives

*Every LCBOEHS family was provided a $25.00 Hayneville AG grocery certificate and a bag of household cleaning supplies

The organization Selma AIR stated twelve individuals requested the HIV/AIDS testing which their organization deemed a successful outreach to the community.

Note: The Hayneville AG food certificates will expire on December 31, 2021.