Thursday, September 21
On Thursday, September 21, as part of Spring Day, residents will be able to go to Plaza San Martín (Avi Miter and 7) from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, to get a rapid HIV/syphilis test. Voluntarily, confidentially and free of charge. The day aims to raise awareness about the importance of rapid testing and promote its accessibility. In case of bad weather the event will be postponed.
Since 2015, the Municipality of Berazategui, headed by Mayor Juan José Musi, through the Secretariat of Socio-Educational Policies and its Health Center No. 8, offers a specialized position in HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Thus, in coordination with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, it strengthens awareness and prevention policies.
The analysis is simple and the test result comes within 20 minutes, requiring only a drop of blood from a finger. The results are given confidentially by health professionals. This procedure is also carried out all year round and on a voluntary, confidential and free basis in the following Primary Health Care Centers (CAPS) of Berazategui: numbers 3, 11, 18, 25, 33 and 36; Also during monthly health days. To know the address and hours of CAPS, you can visit berazategui.gob.ar/
In addition, at Center No. 8 (10th Street and 131 and 132), the municipality has a full staff of health professionals who provide HIV/AIDS/STD services to the entire population throughout the year. Services of various specialties are available at this location in a decentralised, comprehensive and transversal manner. In addition, it has its own specialized laboratory for the diagnosis of HIV and STDs. Those requiring special attention can call 4356 9200 (extension 2040/3010) or request an appointment in person from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
To learn more about this municipal service, you can visit berazategui.gob.ar/