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New York City

Epidemiological Overview

HIV Prevention Plan


From the December 2013 New York City HIV/AIDS Annual Surveillance Statistics 2012 (as of the end of 2012):

3,141 HIV cases diagnosed in 2012

114,926 people living with HIV/AIDS

People living with HIV/AIDS
79% male
21% female

44% Black
32% Hispanic
20% White
3% Asian/Pacific Islander
<1% Native American
<1% Multiracial

Transmission Risk
55% men who have sex with men
21% unknown
4% injection drug use history
20% heterosexual
<1% perinatal

(Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.)

 


Download the 2012 - 2016 Comprehensive Jurisdictional Plan for HIV Prevention in New York City.

The plan provides an overview of the HIV epidemic, an assessment of HIV prevention services and gaps, a prioritization of populations that are at greatest risk for HIV transmission, and recommendations for evidence-based prevention activities and interventions to reduce transmission. The plan provides useful information, guidance, and resources to stakeholders in the struggle to reduce HIV transmission in New York City. The priority-setting process is detailed on pages 44-50.

HIV Prevention Planning Body

Health Department


The New York City HIV Prevention Planning Group (NYC PPG) is comprised of a maximum of 40 community members and 10 governmental members. The PPG and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control (BHAPC) collaborate to reduce HIV transmission in New York City through strategic and targeted distribution of HIV prevention resources. The PPC identifies and supports methods and programs that are effective in preventing transmission of HIV, in order to develop HIV prevention and testing strategies that reach individuals most at-risk for acquiring or transmitting HIV. Bylaws.


HIV prevention programs are coordinated by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control.

Local Prevention Partners

HIV & STI Testing Sites


Download the Local prevention-focused community-based organizations and agencies in New York City.


The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene offers a list of free and confidential clinics HIV counseling and testing facilities that test for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Some clinics also test for viral hepatitis. Information is available here or by calling 311.

Homegrown Interventions

Key Links


 


Brooklyn Knows HIV Testing Initiative

The Bronx Knows HIV Testing Initiative

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene HIV/AIDS Information

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control

Washington, DC


HIV in the US and Urban America

Data and Surveillance

Expert Links


2011 Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services | Photos: See Change (www.see-change.com) and istockphoto.com (models for illustrative purposes).