HIV Resources

BASIC INFORMATION ON HIV AND AIDS

While there have been great strides in the prevention of HIV transmission and care of HIV infection and AIDS since AIDS was first recognized in 1981, many people still have questions about HIV and AIDS. The updated information on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Basic Information page is designed to answer some of these questions based on the best available science. 

Visit the AIDSinfo website for fact sheets on these topics and more:

  •  Information about HIV Transmission and Ways to Prevent It
  •  HIV Transmission and Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention for Persons Infected with HIV
  •  General HIV Treatment Information including Combining Drugs 
  • Interpretation of Blood and Lab Tests
  • Managing Symptoms and Side Effects

UTILIZE ON-LINE TOOLS TO MANAGE YOUR HEALTH

My Health Tracker can help you organize your HIV treatment information privately and securely in one place. This way, you can take better charge over your health, and you and your doctor can have even more productive conversations about your treatment. Designed by MERCK and found on the My Body website, it's free and easy to use. Click here to register.

OTHER GREAT ON-LINE RESOURCES ABOUT HIV AND AIDS

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn about prevention, co-morbidities, treatment. H1N1 flu and more. Other recommended websites may be accessed by clicking on the links below:

               
                   
                 

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