AFH Modified Agency Operations

(Effective until further notice.)

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Know your HIV status

Ending HIV/AIDS begins with knowing your status and taking charge of your health. HIV and syphilis testing is FREE at AFH.

For further information, please call 832-436-3798 or 832-AFH-PrEP.

Stay informed

Get the latest information on how to prevent HIV transmission and how to live a healthy life with HIV. Learn the basics by attending a Community HIV 101 session.

Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U):
Did you know that if you have HIV, are on anti-retroviral therapy, and maintain an undetectable viral load that you have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting the virus to an HIV-negative partner?

Learn more about U=U and how Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) can help persons who are HIV-negative avoid the virus. Schedule a PrEP appointment.

Find help

Click here to find low-cost HIV healthcare providers in the Houston area.

Click here to learn about housing, food, clothing, job training, and other important services available to persons living with HIV in our community.


AFH Service Counties

Harris, Fort Bend, Galveston, Chambers, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller, Brazoria

Walk to End HIV - AIDS Walk Houston 2021

Did you miss the Walk to End HIV Houston Virtual Celebration? Watch the replay below!

 
Dear Walk to End HIV – AIDS Walk Houston / 2021 Supporters

Though we were apart this year, it did not stop us from coming together for the most unique Walk event to date! Thank you for standing with AFH as we continue the fight to accomplish our mission to End the HIV Epidemic in Houston. Please post your photos and videos on social media, tag @AFHoustonTX, and include the hashtag #EndHIVHTX.

You and your network can give at AIDSWalkHouston.org or text EndHIVHTX to 44321 at any time.

Thank you again for your continued support and partnership!

Gratefully,
AFH Board, Leadership and Staff



AIDS Foundation Houston Modified Agency Operations

Dear Friends:

In light of Judge Lina Hidalgo's order returning Harris County to COVID-19 Threat Level 1, AFH will continue to operate under a Modified Operations Plan until further notice. This plan both minimizes risk associated with COVID-19 to our clients, staff, and volunteers and enables us to continue to deliver our vital mission to the community.

Highlights of our modified agency operations plan include the following:

  • AFH offices closed to the public, except for HIV/STI testing and PrEP care services which are available by appointment only. No walk-ins. Call 832-436-3798 or 832-AFH-PrEP to make an appointment for either or both.
  • AFH employees will be working remotely except as necessary to provide HIV/STI testing and PrEP care services.
  • AFH phones will be answered and e-mail correspondence returned as usual.
  • AFH will continue to serve client needs as they arise.
  • AFH will maintain a minimal presence at our main office throughout the week.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. Please return to this page periodically for updates regarding the timeline for the resumption of standard agency operations.

Sincerely,

John Huckaby,
Chief Executive Officer

For resources about COVID-19, please see www.cdc.gov/coronavirus or houstonemergency.org/covid19/.

Have symptoms of COVID-19 and believe you need to be tested? Click here for Houston-area testing information.


OUR VISION & MISSION

Our vision is a community where HIV is stigma-free and rare, and people have equitable access to care.

Our mission is to end the HIV epidemic in Houston.

Learn more.


OUR IMPACT

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HELP AFH END THE HIV EPIDEMIC – GIVE NOW!

Donate

For the past 38 years, AFH has been passionate about preventing new HIV infections and helping persons affected by HIV/AIDS to live healthy and productive lives. Now, we need your help to achieve our next goal: to end the HIV epidemic in Houston. Your gift will help AFH to:

  1. Help Houstonians to know their HIV and STD status.
  2. Empower Houstonians to take action to protect themselves and those they love.
  3. Prevent new HIV and STD infections.
  4. Help people with HIV to achieve better health outcomes.
  5. Ensure that everyone who needs assistance can receive care without fear, discrimination, or stigma.

Together, we can end the HIV epidemic in Houston!


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