» Just be careful around pigs: 12 cases were confirmed this week, and 10 of them came from the same fair in Ohio. All of the cases from this year are much more mild than those from the 2009 pandemic, but this current strain contains a gene that might make the disease easier to spread from pigs to people. The CDC says to just wash your hands and “avoid taking food and drinks into livestock barns” if you attend a fair this year.
Because Walgreens does a variety of testing there is no stigma basically associated with coming here. You could be getting a cholesterol test or an HIV test - it’s the same clinic room for all of our testing and immunizations. It’s very private.Washington D.C.-area Walgreens manager Bethany Kuechenmeister • Discussing the CDC’s new HIV-testing pilot program, which debuted in the Foggy Bottom location she manages last month, and the benefits that the program offers for those who worry about the social implications of getting tested. In honor of National HIV Testing Day, the company is offering free HIV tests, from 3pm-7pm until this Friday, at locations in 20 major cities across the country. source (via • follow)