AIDS Alabama provides a variety of HIV prevention education and outreach services in an effort to raise community awareness and prevent new HIV infections.

AIDS Alabama is committed to increasing the community’s level of HIV/AIDS knowledge and awareness through innovative interventions and targeted outreach. We provide an array of individual and group-level programs and services, reaching thousands of Alabamians through outreach at various venues including: local colleges and universities, faith-based organizations, shelters, correctional facilities, and more.

Education & Outreach Services Provided Statewide:

  • Targeted HIV Prevention Education Presentations
  • Free, Confidential, Rapid HIV Testing
  • Mobile Testing and Community Outreach
  • Peer Education in Schools, Colleges, and Universities
  • Secondary HIV Prevention Education

Did You Know?

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 25% of all HIV-positive persons do not know they are infected with HIV.
  • Four out of ten (40% of) Americans living with HIV/AIDS reside in the South.
  • Almost 1/3 of all Alabamians living with HIV/AIDS reside in Jefferson County.
  • African-Americans continue to bear the greatest burden of HIV infection.  While they make up 26% of the state’s population, blacks account for 64% of new infections in the state.
  • The HIV diagnosis for African-American males is more than twice the rate of any other group.  Women are also markedly affected, as HIV/AIDS was the leading cause of death for black women ages 25-44 in 2006.