Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Kathie Tovo to Present Proclamation of World AIDS Day to APH

What: Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Council Member Kathie Tovo will present a proclamation of World AIDS Day to Austin Public Health (APH) as part of continued efforts in the fight against HIV.  

Recent data from 2020 shows an estimated 8,200 people are living with HIV/AIDS in the Austin area. 83.9% know their diagnosis, and 81.5% are receiving HIV care. 222 people were diagnosed with HIV in 2020. 

APH offers free HIV testing as well as case management services. APH has also compiled a list of local HIV care and service providers. 

Who:   

  • Austin Mayor and Austin Area HIV Planning Council CEO Steve Adler  

  • District 9 Council Member Kathie Tovo  

  • Austin Public Health Director Adrienne Sturrup 

  • Health Equity and Community Engagement Division Assistant Director Laura G. La Fuente 

  • Austin Area HIV Planning Council 

When: Thursday, Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m.  

Where: City Hall Chambers, 301 West 2nd Street


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