World Aids Day raises awareness for health in Bay County

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - World Aids Day was recognized in Bay County with a two-day event.

World Aids Day event brings free health and dental screenings to people in Bay County. (WJHG/WECP)

BASIC of Northwest Florida organized the event.

Visitors got free food, and no-cost HIV testing, health, and dental screenings.

One person who attended said this is an important event to have, and that more people should be made aware of it.

"They need to know what's going on with themselves, people need help, and here's help. Come on down and get some help,” said Arthur Bernard, Attended World AIDS day event.

PanCare Health and the Florida Department of Health were also at the event offering people free health services.

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