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Desert Regional will offer voluntary HIV testing at ER
The Desert Sun

Emergency room guests at Desert Regional Medical Center who have been admitted for follow-up care as inpatients will find themselves being offered voluntary HIV tests, starting Monday, among the battery of blood work.

Though patients might not notice the subtle change, valley and state health leaders have been preparing for this for months, the latest piece of a $5-million, large-scale HIV testing campaign designed to make testing for the disease in medical institutions county-wide routine.

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