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ON WORLD AIDS DAY DOH-MIAMI-DADE CONTINUES FIGHT AGAINST HIV-AIDS

November 25, 2020

Contact:
Communications Office
786-336-1276

Miami, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County unites with people and communities worldwide as we observe World AIDS Day, December 1, by showing support for people living with HIV and honoring those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. This year’s national theme is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact” (“Erradicar la epidemia del VIH/SIDA: Resiliencia e Impacto”).

The department remains fully committed to fighting the spread of HIV in Florida and helping connect individuals who are positive with lifesaving treatment and services.

DOH-Miami-Dade offers high-quality HIV testing services. You can locate HIV counseling, testing and referral sites by visiting www.testmiami.org, www.KnowYourHIVStatus.com or texting your zip code to 477493.

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County and community partners will be collaborating to host numerous community events to raise awareness, show support for people living with HIV, and remember those we have lost to AIDS.  Please visit www.testmiami.org to see a list of events for World AIDS Day.    

For more information, call the Florida AIDS Hotline at 1-800-FLA-AIDS or 1-800-352-2437; En Español, 1-800-545-SIDA; In Creole, 1-800-AIDS-101. 

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