On Saturday evening, over 2,500 people will take to the streets of Wilton Manors for a walk honoring community members lost to HIV/AIDS, and to gather at a rally supporting the cause.
On the eve of World AIDS Day, the City of Miami is partnering with several organizations to recognize and remember those affected by AIDS. South Florida leads the country in new HIV infections.
A drug that reduces the chances of getting HIV is about to hit the market and that’s great news for South Florida which leads the nation in new HIV case rates.
South Florida resident Dab Garner was one of the first American people to be diagnosed with HIV in 1982. He and dozens of other HIV-positive Floridians will get to tell their story beginning this week when the Florida Department of Health launches a statewide project to humanize the effects of HIV and AIDS.
In Wilton Manors, the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the AIDS virus was marked by hundreds of people walking the streets, carrying candles and quilts in honor of those who died from AIDS and those who live with the disease, a memorial marking World AIDS day.
It’s World AIDS Day, a day of AIDS awareness, prevention and testing, and that message is especially important in South Florida.
On the eve of “World AIDS Day” there is some sobering news for South Florida.
As teenagers we all dreaded ‘the talk’ where mom, dad or whoever explained sex and what having ‘safe sex’ meant in terms which wouldn’t cause embarrassment.
The Elton John AIDS Foundation has reached out to Governor Rick Scott and the state’s Department of Health to protect a program that helps low-income HIV/AIDS patients get medication needed to control the virus.
South Floridians will join together at the AIDS Walk taking place in Fort Lauderdale Sunday in hopes of raising money to help those who need access to life-saving medication.