Prevention

AIDS Foundation Houston reaches over 92,000 community members each year with prevention education messages. Through our many prevention initiatives and programs AFH urges individuals to Know their Status. By communicating with the community about the risk, we strive to decrease the number of new infections while encouraging infected individuals to seek and sustain treatment in order to reduce their viral count.  

We encourage everyone to take responsibility for their health and to communicate with those around them about the risk of infection.

There are an estimated 27,000 individuals known to be living with HIV in the Houston/Harris County area.

An additional 20% are unsure of their status - CDC 

Every 7 hours a Houstonian is diagnosed with HIV - HDHHS

It is estimated that 1 in 93 Houstonians are living with HIV - HDHHS

It is estimated that 1 in 53 African Americans in Houston are living with HIV - HDHHS

 

 

 

 

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