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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Did you know...

  • Blacks represent about 14 % of the U.S. population, yet account each year for...
    • Almost half of all new infections in the U.S. (44 %)
    • Almost half of all people living with HIV in the U.S. (44 %)
     
  • During their lifetime, approximately...
    • 1 in 16 black men will be diagnosed with HIV
    • 1 in 32 black women will be diagnosed with HIV
     
  • AIDS is among the top 5 causes of death among black women and men aged 25 to 44

Interested in more information?

  • Join us on Saturday, February 8 at Oakland Baptist Church (3408 King Street, Alexandria, VA) from 1 to 4 p.m. for a free educational symposium in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Lunch and prizes will be provided. For more information, please contact Nechelle Terrell at Nechelle.Terrell@vdh.virginia.gov or 703.746.4933.
  • Read the CDC Fact Sheet on HIV and AIDS among African Americans
  • Learn the Basics, Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself: Visit www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/ 

 

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4480 King Street
Alexandria, VA, 22302
703.746.4996
Fax: 703.746.4938
E-mail 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thursday Mornings