Op-Ed: For Black Women, The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Still Goes On

By C. Virginia Fields

Twenty-three years ago, right when I was running for my first term as Manhattan Borough President, the HIV/AIDS community reached two very different milestones in the fight against the epidemic. Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches “¡Listos!”, First Ever HIV Prevention Campaign For Latinos

The Health Department, in partnership with the Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), launched “¡Listos!”, a sex-positive marketing campaign that encourages Latinos to consider using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of their sexual health plan. PrEP is a safe, daily pill that greatly reduces the risk of HIV infection. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis “1 In 8 People Living With HIV Do Not Know They Are Infected”

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 marks the annual National HIV Testing Day, and The Alliance for Positive Change will be out in force encouraging New Yorkers to play their part in ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Continue Reading →