National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was first observed in 2007. This day is observed on the first day of Spring each year. The 2016 observance was recognized on March 20th.
The 2016 theme was “Hear Indigenous voices: Uniting the Bold Voices of American Indians, Alaska Natives (AI/AN) and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders”.
Here are some ways you can get involved on and around National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Locate HIV Testing and Other Services
Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
Share these Federal Resources
Doing It is a CDC national HIV testing and prevention campaign to motivate adults to get tested for HIV and know their status.
Blog about the impact of HIV on Native Americans. Or comment on someone else’s blog post.
Learn about the Epidemic
Get fact sheets about the epidemic and other resources.
Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.
Read this CDC feature about NNHAAD.
Watch and Share these Videos
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Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
The Strategy is the nation's comprehensive coordinated HIV/AIDS roadmap. Read the Strategy.
How can you help implement the Strategy in your community?
Watch this video about the HIV Care Continuum Initiative.
Learn about the Affordable Care Act
Read this blog post: American Indians & Alaska Natives: How to Use Your New Health Insurance.
Share the Tribal version of the “From Coverage to Care” (PDF 800KB) brochure.
Learn about the Affordable Care Act and HIV.