Since HIV/AIDS was first recognized in the 1980’s, many things have changed.
The fight against this epidemic is just as important today. More and more communities are infected and affected by this disease. Because of advances in treatment, individuals are living longer, but the combination of aging and AIDS is exacerbating their health in ways not even anticipated. Homelessness, substance abuse and mental health issues have all had an impact on the spread of the AIDS epidemic.
- Anyone can get HIV and AIDS
- There is no cure for AIDS
- You cannot get HIV from hugging, sharing utensils or mo