National HIV Testing Day is June 27

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More than 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV, but one in six does not know they are positive. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) recommends all  people between the ages of 13-64 get tested for … Continued

Statement: World AIDS Day

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One year ago, we marked the 25th Anniversary of World AIDS Day. Who among us is better off? PReP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) protocols are becoming more widely available each month. Activists and advocates the world over have endorsed this approach as … Continued

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCHES WELCOMES NEW CDC GUIDELINES ON THE USE OF PrEP FOR HIV PREVENTION

Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) welcomes the May 14, 2014 announcement from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention. (See http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/PrEPguidelines2014.pdf) MCC is long tenured in the response to HIV as it … Continued