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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Coming Together to Fight HIV/AIDS

Posted Feb 07 2011 6:59pm

By Jeffrey S. Crowley, M.P.H. , Director, Office of National AIDS Policy (Cross-posted from the Office of National AIDS Policy Blog )

To commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Senior Advisor to President Obama Valerie Jarrett shared her heart-felt thoughts on the importance of combating HIV/AIDS. Watch her video message:

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness is not just a day to increase awareness, but a day to act on your own health.

  • Do you know your status? If not, text your zipcode to 566948 (“KNOWIT”) to find and HIV testing site near you or go to HIVtest.org.
  • You can also call 1-800-CDC-INFORMATION for more information and testing sites in your area.
  • Visit www.AIDS.gov for Federal resources, events in your area and tools to commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
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