HIV/AIDS Nonprofit To Bring Free COVID-19 Testing To Underserved “Test Desert”

Three decades ago, the nonprofit The Alliance for Positive Change opened its doors to support New Yorkers at the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Continue Reading →


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Health Department Launches New Immediate Initiation Of HIV Antiretroviral Treatment

The Health Department today launched a new public health detailing campaign promoting immediate initiation of HIV antiretroviral treatment (iART). Continue Reading →


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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 →


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New HIV Diagnoses Fall To Historic Lows From Harlem To Hollis

The number of New Yorkers newly diagnosed with HIV is down to historic lows and fell below 2,000 for the first time since annual HIV reporting began in 2001. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Marks World AIDS Day 2018

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement to recognize December 1st as World AIDS Day and to address the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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