ONAP’s Harold Phillips Discusses Pride Month, HIV Testing, and Long-Term Survivors
Harold Phillips, Director of the White House’s Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), discussed the significance of Pride Month, National HIV/AIDS Testing Day, and National HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day during his latest conversation with HIV.gov.
Watch the conversation here.
Mr. Phillips explained how the June observances relate to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, which includes the importance of HIV testing and addressing quality of life issues. He also detailed how President Biden has taken historic actions to ensure that everyone has an equal place in our democracy and said Pride Month is an opportunity to celebrate the community.
“Especially during this Pride Month, all of our community needs to know their HIV status," Mr. Phillips says. “We want them all to have a great time at Pride, continue to remember that COVID is not over, so take care and protect yourself, but have a great Pride Month.”
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