Please send out by text or email the following Safety Net message, especially to any men who love men that you know.... and don't forget to fill out the survey after you send it!
Survey is here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JRPGJYK
Message is as follows:
APRIL'S SAFETY NET MESSAGE: **** TXT 4 UR TEST! Know your HIV status? Text YOUR ZIP CODE to KnowIt (or 566948) for ur nearest test center. OMG. GYT! ****
DID YOU KNOW....1 in 2 people who have sex will get a sexually transmitted disease (STD) by the age of 25, and most won’t know it. If you’re sexually active, the only ...way to know is... to GYT (Get Yourself Talking and Tested).
OMG. GYT! http://www.hivtest.org/
Find your nearest HIV and STD testing site online. Or call 860-278-4163 to set up your testing appointment.
You can even confidentially TEXT MESSAGE the Safety Net team leader, Jamie B, to set up an HIV and/or STD test at the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective (HGLHC). Just text "HIV TEST" to 860-268-3777.
Be Well. Be Yourself.
--your friends on the Safety Net team
Once you've sent the message, please fill out this 30 second survey and you can WIN a fabulous gift card to TISANE!!!
Enjoy their yummy menu items or have a delicious beverage of your choice at one of the coolest gay-friendly joints in Hartford. You can win this, all because you're doing great work and helping to keep our community safer by preventing HIV & STDs.
-jamie (the gal in the polka dot boots)