What can you do?
- Learn About HIV/AIDS. Educate yourself, friends, and family about HIV/AIDS and what you can do to protect yourself.
- Get tested for HIV. To find a testing site near you, call 1-800-CDC-INFO, visit hivtest.org, or, on your cell phone, text your zip code to Know IT (566948).
- Speak Out against stigma, homophobia, racism, and other forms of discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS.
- Donate time and money to HIV/AIDS organizations that work within African American communities.
Organizations are encouraged to:
- Promote NBHAAD within your organization. Organizations and agencies are getting involved in support of NBHAAD across the nation. HIV awareness and testing events will provide thousands of African Americans with the important information they need to protect their health, their loved ones, and to get involved.
- Encourage employees to get involved in NBHAAD activities.
- Educate staff about HIV/AIDS.
- Develop HIV/AIDS policies for the workplace.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Resources:
- NBHAAD Podcast [PODCAST – 5:18 minutes]: Dr. Kevin Fenton of CDC talks about the HIV epidemic in the African American community and steps everyone can take to stop the spread of HIV.
- National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010
- HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center: NBHAAD
- CDC HIV/AIDS: African Americans Information on HIV/AIDS and African Americans
Find an HIV test site near you from the National HIV Testing Database, available 24 hours a day.
- AIDS.gov: Minority Communities
- CDC Business and Labor Responds to AIDS
HIV/AIDS resource for businesses and labor organizations
- CDC Basic HIV Information
Learn about HIV/AIDS, how it is and is not transmitted, the risk factors for HIV transmission, preventing transmission and the symptoms of HIV infection.
- Act Against AIDS
Be a part of the solution.