Columbia, SC (WLTX)PALSS, the longest serving AIDS Service Organization in South Carolina, along with several community partners is participating in National HIV Testing Day 2013, Thursday June 27th 2103. .

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control estimates that more than 15, 144 people are living with HIV/AIDS as of December 31, 2011.

Richland and Charleston counties rank number one and two respectively.

This campaign helps reach millions of Americans at risk for HIV infection with the message that "It's better to know."

What: Free and Confidential HIV Testing-results in 10 minutes

Where: 2638 Two Notch Road, Suite 108 Columbia, SC 29204

When: Thursday, June 27th from 9 am till 8 pm

Who: Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS)

Activities: Incentives and refreshments will be provided

Directions: The Old Midlands Shopping Center/Edgewood Station Post Office