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Department of Health Brings the Faces of HIV To Leon County

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

February 29, 2016

Feb. 29, 2016

Department of Health Brings the Faces of HIV to Leon County

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Communications Office
NewsMedia@flhealth.gov
(850) 245-4111

MEDIA ADVISORY

Department of Health Brings the Faces of HIV to Leon County

Mobile Art Exhibit to be in Tallahassee

 

WHAT:                 A mobile art exhibit that is open to the public, depicting the lives of Florida residents living with HIV and AIDS through portraits, video interviews, and journal writing. This exhibit returns to Tallahassee for an encore presentation.

WHO:                   The Florida Department of Health (DOH)

WHEN:                MEDIA: We invite you to visit our exhibit for interviews with Florida Department of Health personnel. To make arrangements in advance email: Tara@anson-stoner.com

WHERE:              Monday February 29, 2016

Florida Department of Health Southwood Center

4052 Bald Cypress Way Tallahassee, FL 32399

10 am – 12 pm

INFO:                   The Faces of HIV project tells the stories of Florida residents living with HIV and AIDS through captivating portraits, insightful interviews and poignant journal writing. Participants of the project address how they became infected with HIV and first dealt with their diagnoses, as well as their personal relationships, effects of HIV on the body and more. The mobile art exhibit gives visitors an up close and personal glimpse into the lives of those living with HIV in hopes of promoting awareness and understanding about the disease. Visit www.stopthespread.com.

CONTACT:         Tara Russakov

Faces of HIV Contact

tara@anson-stoner.com

407.342.5363

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