WASHINGTON (WUSA9)- Members of TeenAIDS-PeerCorps stopped people on the streets near Metro Center to educate them on HIV/AIDS testing, as well as provide Orasure test kits for teenagers and young adults to take.
TeenAIDS-PeerCorps is a non-profit organization started by Harvard trained educator Dr. John Chittick. The group’s goal is to educate the public on HIV/AIDS testing options, as well as help end the stigma against AIDS and AIDS testing. TA-PC uses over the counter Orascure tests kits. These work by testing for HIV/AIDS virus in the saliva of the mouth.