Tag: HIV

St. Louis County Encourages Increased Awareness and Testing on Women and Girl’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

St. Louis County encouraged increased awareness and testing on Women and Girl’s HIV/Aids Awareness Day on Saturday. The day is celebrated annually on March 10 to give people an opportunity to reflect on the impact that HIV and AIDS has had on women and girls, and the unique challenges they face. The day also serves as an opportunity to unify in response to the epidemic, increase awareness, celebrate the great strides made in prevention, care, […]

STL County Council approves legislation that would fund HIV prevention in the area

The St. Louis County Council approved legislation at Tuesday’s meeting that would allow the county to accept a grant that would help fund HIV prevention services and allow for risk reduction activities. The bill would authorize County Executive Steve Stenger to accept a grant of $100,000 from the City of St. Louis Department of Health for the services. The bill easily passed the County Council with a vote of 6-0, with the bill’s sponsor Councilman […]

RELEASE: Free STI and HIV screenings planned for World AIDS Day

Every year, World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, is observed to give people an opportunity to reflect on the impact that HIV and AIDS have had on people and nations throughout the world. It also serves as an opportunity to unify in response to the epidemic, increase awareness, celebrate the great strides made in prevention, care, and treatment, support people living with AIDS, and honor those that have been lost to AIDS. The goal is an […]