Can you tell which of your patients have HIV?

Video: Routine HIV Screening in Community Health Care Centers

Video: Routine HIV Screening in Community Health Care Centers

Experts discuss the benefits of routine HIV testing as a matter of practice in community health care centers.

Part of the Plan: National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Part of the Plan: National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Routine HIV screening is a key recommended action in the national goal of making infection rare.

Join Us to Help Fight HIV

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We can unite to end HIV by ensuring that everyone knows their HIV status. Those who know they have HIV make choices to protect themselves and others.

Do You Know How HIV Affects Your Community?

 

By the end of 2016, there were 86,669 Texans known to be living with a diagnosis of HIV.

This is an increase of 25 percent in the past five years. Growth is primarily due to advances in the effectiveness of HIV treatment and increases in the number and proportion of persons living with HIV (PLWH) who are receiving effective treatment. New diagnoses made each year has been stable over the past decade, with 4,493 new diagnoses in 2016.

To learn more, access our interactive map of Texas which provides county-level HIV data and allows you to visually explore how HIV is affecting your community.

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Statistical Map of HIV in Texas

YOUR TOOLBOX

Implementation checklist - The essential elements needed to implement routine HIV screening as a standard of care in your practice.
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HIV testing algorithm - A visual chart describing the current recommended testing procedure to diagnose HIV.
Learn More about HIV Testing Algorithm
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USPSTF grade A recommendation for routine HIV screening - Encourages clinicians to screen adolescents and adults ages 15 to 65.
Learn More about this Recommendation
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National Online PrEP Focus Group


HealthHIV invites prescribing providers (MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs) nationwide to participate in a 20-minute online focus group to discuss HIV prevention & PrEP. Friday, August 4, 2017 12:00 PM EST Providers interested in participating can register online. PrEP, for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is an important tool in the fight against HIV.

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