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TESTING  IN THE COMMUNITY

 FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS

All health screenings and vaccinations are free and open to the public. No advance registration is required.

Free health screenings at all locations include blood pressure, blood glucose, hemoglobin A1C, HDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol. Free flu vaccines (all locations) and COVID-19 vaccines (Central Connections location only) will also be offered. 

Community members are invited to take advantage of these free health screenings and gain helpful insight into their health.

Central Connections
3907 Central Ave., Middletown, OH 45044

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Robert “Sonny” Hill Community Center
800 Lafayette Ave., Middletown, OH 45044


 Monday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

MidPointe Library - Trenton
200 Edgewood Drive, Trenton, OH 45067

Monday, Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  


 HIV AND HEPATITIS C TESTING
Caracole’s prevention program provides FREE, anonymous or confidential HIV testing at their Northside office location and out in the Greater Cincinnati tristate community.

No appointment necessary, but they are available. 
Test results come back in just 1 minute, with a simple finger prick. 


TESTING IN BUTLER COUNTY 
When: Third Friday of every month
Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Where: Butler County General Health District 
301 South Third Street
Hamilton, OH 45011

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If you have questions regarding community testing, to find where we will be located, or to inquire about bringing our van to your event/location, please contact the HIV prevention team at prevention@caracole.org or call/text 513.334.4617. 

For a list of all testing sites in the Southwest Ohio region, visit Caracole's website by clicking HERE.


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SYRINGE SERVICES PROGRAMS
A Syringe Service Program (SSPs)  is a comprehensive, community based public health initiative that fights addiction by providing disease prevention, education and referral services. Prevention services include HIV and Hepatitis C testing, making NARCAN® (Aloofness), healthcare referrals, available FREE to the public through the NARCAN® distribution, and offering clean needles. The latter is also designed to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases like HIV and Hepatitis among people who inject drugs.

BLOODBORNE INFECTIOUS DISEASE PREVENTION PROGRAM 
The Bloodborne Infectious Disease Prevention Program is designed to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases like HIV and Hepatitis and promote safety, health and wellness by proactively addressing risk behavior and offering services and care among people who use drugs. 
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Operated by the Regional Harm Reduction Collaborative