Join NBC4 for AIDS Walk Washington 2009

All money raised goes to support the HIV/AIDS programs of Whitman-Walker Clinic.

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Join NBC4 and NEWS4’s Doreen Gentzler on  Saturday, October 3rd.  The Walk begins with a special program of speakers and music at 8:30am at DC's Freedom Plaza.

All money raised goes to support the HIV/AIDS programs of Whitman-Walker Clinic.

Established in 1973, Whitman-Walker Clinic is a non-profit, community-based provider of health care and social services in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.


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Through two sites in the District of Columbia, the Clinic offers primary medical and dental care; mental health and addictions counseling and treatment; HIV education, prevention and testing; legal services; and medical adherence case management.

General Walk Registration: $25.00   

General Run Registration: $35.00     

Student Walk Registration: $15.00

Sleep Walker Registration: $40.00

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Why we  walk:

· The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now estimate that more than one million Americans are living with HIV. Up to one-third of them do not know they are HIV-positive.

· It's estimated that one in every 20 adults in the District of Columbia is infected with HIV.

· DC has a higher rate of HIV infection than most sub-Saharan African nations.

· DC has the highest rate of new AIDS cases per 100,000 people in the United States -- a rate that is 12 times the national average.

· In DC, the greatest increase in AIDS cases is occurring among people of color, women, injection drug users and through heterosexual contact.

· In DC, African-Americans account for eight out of every 10 cases of AIDS.

· More than 15,000 people in the Washington metropolitan area live with AIDS. Tens of thousands more people are estimated to be infected with HIV.

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