Did you know that PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)
is a daily medication that can help you stay HIV
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Recognizing 40 Years of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Mario J. Pérez, MPH, Director of the Division of HIV and STD Programs, marks June 5, 2021
as the 40-year anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting
on the first cases of what later became known as AIDS and urges our shared commitment to
Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) in Los Angeles County. Please visit the full statement
Ending the HIV Epidemic
The Department of Public Health, Division of HIV and STD Programs is excited to align the L.A. County HIV/AIDS Strategy with the five-year federal initiative, Ending the HIV Epidemic.
Stay tuned for website updates on local efforts and how you can take action as a changemaker in your community. Whether you are a community stakeholder, work in government, or are a healthcare professional, you have a role to play in bringing an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, once and for all.
LACounty.hiv and the DHSP Ending the HIV Epidemic in Los Angeles County page for additional
Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Plan for Los Angeles County English |