What Happens When You Test Everyone In The ER For HIV?

More than 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV — and one in eight of them don’t know they have the infection, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

Here in the Phoenix area, one hospital is trying to find those people, diagnose them — and get them into treatment.

Maricopa Integrated Health Services has been the home of TESTAZ, a program that brings routine testing for HIV into their Emergency Department, since 2011. Source: KJZZ Arizona Public Radio

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