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Current Happenings

Halting HIV by 2030 is a challenge. Here’s why it’s especially tough in the South

(Los Angeles Times by Jenny Jarvie)

By midmorning, a line snaked out the door of AID Atlanta’s Midtown clinic. It was National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the waiting room was packed with people — a worker in an orange safety vest, a mother cradling a toddler, a man in a navy suit — waiting to be tested.

Downstairs, Ted Krug, a volunteer with the Georgia AIDS and STI Information Line, picked up the telephone and tried to calm a 54-year-old woman who was panicking because she’d had unprotected sex with someone she later learned was bisexual.


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The Georgia AIDS and STI Information Line

The Georgia AIDS and STI Information Line
is a free service, providing confidential and anonymous answers
and referrals to questions concerning testing, treatment, PrEP,
risk assessment, safer sex practices, case management, social services,
emotional wellness counseling, and medication assistance for persons
infected or affected by HIV and STIs.

Para cualquier preguntas en Español, tenemos el personal de Lunes a Viernes de 9:00am-1:00pm.

1-800-551-2728 or 404-876-9944
Hours:  Monday – Thursday 9am-9pm,
Friday 9am–7pm.

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In Atlanta the number of people living with diagnosed HIV in 2015 was 32,818. 80% of people living with diagnosed HIV in 2015 were men, and 20% were women. 70% of people living with diagnosed HIV in 2015 were black, 7% Hispanic/Latino, and 19% white. In 2015 there were 1,631 new HIV diagnoses in the city of Atlanta.

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