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World AIDS Day Dec. 1 Remembrance Service in Daytona Beach, Community Health Fair Dec. 7

December 02, 2019

Daytona Beach, Fla. — On Saturday, December 1, millions worldwide will join to show solidarity in the fight against Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) during the 31st annual World AIDS Day.

In Daytona Beach, a local healing and remembrance service begins at 5 p.m. at Derbyshire Park, 849 Derbyshire Road, Daytona Beach. People from across Volusia and Flagler counties are encouraged to attend to show support for people living with HIV/AIDS, unite our community in the fight against HIV/AIDS and remember those whom we have lost.

Six community agencies are working together in the fight against HIV/AIDS by hosting a community health fair from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at Outreach Community Care Network, 240 N. Frederick Ave., Daytona Beach. The event will include assistance with Health Market Place enrollment, blood pressure checks, flu shots, live entertainment, and more.

Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first global health day, according to the event’s website.

The Daytona Beach event is hosted by Clear Health Alliance, Community AIDS Network, the Department of Health in Volusia County, the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida, Outreach Community Care Network and Walgreens.

For more information, please Randall Mason at 386-274-0517.

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