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  • One Minute HIV Test One Minute HIV Test To Be Offered at Pride (6/2/2015) - The Project of Primary Health Care and Polk County Health Department will offer 1 minute HIV test at this year’s Capital City Pride in Des Moines, on June 13th and 14th. The Project (formerly AIDS Project of Central Iowa) has been providing free and confidential rapid HIV testing at PrideFest since 2007. During the festivities, the public

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