for Health Care Providers
HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns
Did you know that more than 1.2 million people are living with HIV in the U.S., yet almost 1 in 8 do not know that they are infected?
HIV awareness days are perfect times for talking about getting tested for HIV and, for those with HIV, getting and staying in care. Please read and share the resources below. Together, we can increase HIV testing rates and decrease the spread of AIDS.
- National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7
- National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, March 10
- National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, March 20
- National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day, April 10
- National Transgender HIV Testing Day, April 18
- National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, May 19
- HIV Long-Term Survivors Day, June 5
- National HIV Testing Day, June 27
- National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, September 18
- National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, September 27
- National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, October 15
- World AIDS Day, December 1
|HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet: Information for Veterans|
|HIV Care Continuum: Information for Providers|
|HIV Care Continuum Infographic|
- VA HIV Testing Campaign
Includes fact sheets, posters and brochures. VA recommends that every Veteran patient be tested for HIV at least once in their lifetime. Routine voluntary HIV testing is now official VA policy. HIV testing saves lives.
- HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Includes clinician and patient resources. In the U.S., about 50,000 people are newly infected with HIV every year. PrEP is one tool for reducing the risk of getting infected with HIV.