December is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month

Check out these great resources on HIV/AIDS below!

Of the new HIV diagnoses in 2018, 19% were women.
85% of those cases were transmitted by heterosexual contact.

HIV and Women (CDC)

HIV and Pregnant Women, Infants, and Children (CDC)

Find HIV Testing & Prevention Services Near You (CDC)

World Health Organization

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV prevention basics (CDC)

“PrEP” (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) treatment: daily medication for HIV/AIDS negative people who are at high-risk of getting HIV that can greatly reduce the chance of getting it if exposed (CDC)

“PEP” (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) treatment: emergency-only medication for people who are HIV/AIDS negative, taken within 72 hours of possible exposure (CDC)

“History of HIV and AIDS Overview” (Avert – UK nonprofit)

“Origin of AIDS & HIV” HIV history pre-1980s (Avert – UK nonprofit)

“HIV and AIDS Timeline” (National Prevention Information Network)

“HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U), or Treatment as Prevention”: antiretroviral therapy is a daily medication for people who are HIV/AIDS positive that reduces the amount of HIV in the blood to undetectable levels low enough to be untransmittable (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Help paying for PrEP: “PrEP Assistance Programs” (

Copay Tips: “HIV, AIDS and Prevention Information and Resources” (Co-Pay Relief Program)

“Questions to Ask Your HIV Care Provider” (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)