Candlelight Service Held in Honor of World AIDS Day

class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-46721″ src=”” alt=”candlelightservice” width=”500″ height=”260″ />To commemorate World AIDS Day, CLASS invited the public to attend a memorial service last night at its office on Jackson Street.  A candlelight service was held to honor those who have died of AIDS in Central Louisiana.

Documentation by the Louisiana Office of Public Health STD and HIV Program reported that Louisiana is ranked third in the nation for new HIV and AIDS case rates.

All day yesterday, CLASS also provided free and confidential HIV testing.  Individuals were encouraged to wear red for support.

KLAX ABC 31 News 12/2/15