Enter your Zip Code in the HIV.gov Services Locator for HIV Testing Sites & Services Near You
Includes Ryan White & Non-Ryan White Services
June 18, 2019
- Register Your National HIV Testing Day Events & Share Best Practices! Need help planning your own event? Check out HIV.gov’s Event Planning Guide, review CDC’s HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings guidance, find potential partners at gettested.cdc.gov, and use NPIN’s Working with the Media document.
- USPSTF Issues Grade A Recommendations for PrEP & HIV Testing HIV.gov: The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) today published final recommendation statements on HIV screening and HIV prevention. Based on its review of the evidence, the Task Force recommends that clinicians screen for HIV in everyone ages 15 to 65 years and all pregnant people. Younger adolescents and older adults at increased risk for HIV should also be screened. The Task Force also recommends that clinicians offer pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)—a pill that helps prevent HIV—to people at high risk of HIV.
- Too Many People Living with HIV in the U.S. Don’t Know It HIV.gov: Approximately 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV today. But not all of them know it. In fact, about 15 percent (or 1 in 7) of them are not aware they are living with HIV. Click here for the complete article and learn how to find HIV testing sites near you!
- HIV.gov: Focusing on HIV Testing and Diagnosis: National HIV Testing Day 2019 To support HIV testing and diagnosis and Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America, we offer NHTD 2019 communication resources now available for your use.
- JAMA Editorial: Ending the HIV Epidemic - A Plan for the United States Goal: To end the HIV epidemic in the United States within 10 years. . . Demographic and geographic hotspots of HIV infection need a particular focus to interrupt or disrupt the kinetics of HIV spread in the United States. The coordinated multi-HHS agency initiative will provide this focus. The HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) has achieved remarkable success in implementing quality HIV treatment and care. . . The RWHAP has significantly increased the rate of viral suppression among key populations including women, transgender individuals, black/African American individuals, adolescents and young adults, and those with unstable housing.
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