March 20 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) are ranked third in the nation in the rate of AIDS diagnosis compared to all other races and ethnicities.
The National Native American AIDS Prevention Center (NNAAPC), Colorado State University’s Center for Applied Studies in American Ethnicity (CASAE), and Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) organize and implement the Day.
To learn more about this day, please visit the IHS HIV Program website.
To locate a testing site near you, please visit www.hivtest.org.