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Our communities are our most important asset when combating HIV. This blog is a tool you and others can use to keep up to date with all the local and state news and critical legislative changes that affect our community.
LT. GOVERNOR AND STATE SURGEON GENERAL ON NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY
Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez, joined by State Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo, held a press conference at Tampa General Hospital in honor of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). This...
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THREE-DOSE HEPATITIS B VACCINE REGIMEN PROTECTS PEOPLE WITH HIV
A three-dose course of the hepatitis B vaccine HEPLISAV-B fully protected adults living with HIV who had never been vaccinated against or infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV), according to study...
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FL GOV. DESANTIS PUSHING FOR A ‘ROBUST PROGRAM’ TO REDUCE HIV AND AIDS
Following a report that his predecessor’s administration turned down $70 million in federal money to fight HIV and AIDS, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday that he has already met with federal officials...
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INFORMATION FROM CDC’S DIVISION OF HIV/AIDS PREVENTION
Dear Colleague: March 20, 2020 Dear Colleagues: Information from CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention March 20, 2020 Dear Colleague, Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Frequently Asked Questions...
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CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION FOR RYAN WHITE HIV/AIDS PROGRAM RECIPIENTS AND PARTNERS
Coronavirus Information for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Recipients and Partners By: Laura Cheever, MD, ScM, Associate Administrator for the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human...
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HIV and Whole-Person Care
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HIV CDR Guidance for Health Departments
This guidance describes actions that all health departments can take to develop capacity, engage key partners, and successfully implement CDR activities.
Notice of Funding Opportunity PS24-0047: High-Impact HIV Prevention and Surveillance Programs for Health Departments
The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is to implement a comprehensive HIV prevention and surveillance program to prevent new HIV infections and improve the health of peoples with HI…
Quality of life and HIV stigma among National HIV/AIDS Strategy priority populations with HIV-Medical Monitoring Project, United States, 2017-2021
Using data from 2017-2021, this CDC report describes quality of life and HIV stigma, indicators for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, among people with diagnosed HIV by priority populations.
Nonprescription Hormone Use Among Transgender Women – National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Among Transgender Women, Seven Urban Areas, United States, 2019-2020
Transgender women who reported recent health care use or insurance coverage for gender-affirming hormone treatment (GAHT) were less likely to report nonprescription GAHT, and those reporting recent ex…
Social Support and the Association Between Certain Forms of Violence and Harassment and Suicidal Ideation Among Transgender Women – National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Among Transgender Women, Seven Urban Areas, United States, 2019-2020
Experiencing certain forms of violence and harassment and having low-moderate social support from any source was associated with a higher prevalence of suicidal ideation among transgender women.
Prevalence of Discrimination and the Association Between Employment Discrimination and Health Care Access and Use – National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Among Transgender Women, Seven Urban Areas, United States, 2019-2020
Seven in 10 transgender women experienced at least one type of discrimination during the past 12 months; more than 30% experienced employment discrimination.
Overview and Methodology of the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Among Transgender Women – Seven Urban Areas, United States, 2019-2020
CDC assessed findings from a survey of transgender women, conducted in seven U.S. cities in 2019 and 2020, to better understand the factors associated with HIV prevention and care use among transgende…
Core Indicators for Monitoring the Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative (Preliminary Data): National HIV Surveillance System Data Reported through September 2023; and Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Data Reported through June 2023
The tables included in this report provide preliminary data on HIV diagnoses and linkage to HIV medical care for the years 2022 and 2023 based on cases reported to CDC as of September 2023. Data on pr…
HIV and HCV Infection and Related Behaviors Among Persons Who Use Drugs-6 U.S. Syringe Services Programs, 2021-2022
This report summarizes findings from IDU-SP data collection among persons who use drugs, conducted June 2021 through July 2022.
Notice of Funding Opportunity PS-24-042: A Bridge to Adherence: Long-Acting Antiretroviral Therapy for People with HIV Released from Prison
The purpose of this NOFO is to support research on long-acting injectable (LAI) antiretroviral therapy (ART) by implementing and evaluating LAI-ART use among people soon to be released from prisons to…