World AIDS Day
December 1st is World AIDS Day. Across Texas over 35,000 people, or 7.3 percent of Texans, are living with AIDS. Today in the U.S., more than 1.1 million people are living with HIV and/or AIDS – nearly half are Black Americans, far surpassing any other racial or ethnic group.
By serving everyone, regardless of health condition, insurance status, or ability to pay, health centers play a crucial role in HIV prevention and education. Do you know someone who needs to be tested? Click here to find an HIV testing location near you.
By raising awareness and reducing the stigma around HIV/AIDS, we can stem the epidemic. Do you know the basics about HIV/AIDS? Click here to learn the basics and know the facts about the disease. Learn more by clicking on the fact sheets below to educate yourself.
- Fact sheet on the AIDS epidemic in the U.S.
- Fact sheet on the prevalence of AIDS across the globe
- Fact sheet on the Ryan White Program, which provides health care and services to individuals affected by HIV/AIDS
Download and share these posters and outreach tools for World AIDS Day. You can also visit the Texas HIV/AIDS Coalition and Greater Than AIDS to learn more.