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As you celebrate Thanksgiving with your friends and family, Gothamist Health wants you to feel reassured that your government is concerned for your well-being. We saw this strange poster at the Manhattan Veterans Hospital earlier this week encouraging our vets to go ahead and get tested for HIV. This is all well and good as we know our vets pick up more than just horrible memories and mistrust of our leaders while overseas. But what we were perplexed by was the cartoon figure urging patients to get the test. As you can see from the vandalism, some vet's already doodled in whom he thinks the character eerily resembles.

Here's the NYC Department of Health's guide to free HIV testing centers.