Friday, July 28th marks World Hepatitis Day in Canada and around the world. The AIDS Committee of North Bay & Area has an event planned for Thursday, the 27th. This year’s theme is “Know Your Status, Get Tested – Learn Your Options”. This event is designed to raise and increase awareness on testing and to encourage more people to get tested for HCV in hopes that by 2030 viral hepatitis will be eliminated. Mayor Al McDonald will be reading the official proclamation for World Hepatitis Day in North Bay. Free Hep C testing will be available as well as a free BBQ, games and prizes. All are welcome!