Friday is National HIV Testing Day.

Locally, ACR Health in Utica will open its offices for free, confidential testing.

Testing will be available from 9:00 to noon and 1:00 to 3:00 at ACR Health at 401 Columbia Street.

Or, individuals can meet ACR Health's Safety First Outreach van at Hope House at 130 Eagle Street from 10:00 to noon.

It takes about 15 minutes to complete the test.

Nearly 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV and almost one in six don't know they're infected.