DID YOU KNOW? Black females aged 13 and older account for 66% of HIV/AIDS cases among women? Black women are diagnosed with HIV 23 times more often than white women? Blacks make up 12% of the U.S. population but 50% of new AIDS cases? Black males aged 13 and older account for 42% of HIV/AIDS cases among all men? HIV is a leading cause of death among Blacks 24-44? Undiagnosed HIV infection is responsible for over 50% of new ifections each year?
TAKE ACTION NOW!
- Get informed and get involved. Build awareness by having straight talks about HIV/AIDS in your family, school, neighborhood and church.
- Get tested! Know your status and your partner's. Call 914-6253 to set up a free, confidential, rapid HIV test.
- Get treatment. If you are HIV positive, CARES can help you get the care you need. You will not be denied care ifyou cannot pay. Call (916) 443-3299 for more information.
- Get support. Visit www.caresclinic.org to find out how CARES can help you get the support and services you need.
Community safety message from: Center for AIDS Research, Education & Services (CARES)
1500 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 | Phone: (916) 914-6253 | www.caresclinic.org