ABILENE, Texas — MERCY Healthcare Center is offering free HIV/STD testing from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at 1902 Shelton St.

Testing will be available for HIV, syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea. A press release from the center said the event is aimed to promote healthy behaviors, strengthen community capacity and increase access to quality service to prevent sexually-transmitted diseases and their complications.

For more information, call 325-676-6634.