HIV/AIDS - Get tested. Know your status.
Anyone can get HIV. There is no cure for HIV, but it can be prevented. If you need HIV care call 706-281-2360.
- Georgia ranked 8th highest in the nation for its reported rate of AIDS cases per 100,000 population in 2006.
- In 2007, the number of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Georgia was 33,599.
- Each year in the U.S. an estimated 56,300 new HIV infections occur according to the CDC. Currently CDC estimates over 1 million people in the United States have HIV and one in five (21%) of those do not know they are infected.
Are you a Community Agency who wants to provide HIV Counseling and Testing? Please call the Living Bridge Center located in the Whitfield County Health Department at 706-281-2360.
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