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March 20

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was first observed in 2007. This day is observed on the first day of Spring each year. The 2021 observance is recognized on March 20th.

The 2021 theme is “Zero is Possible Together: Innovation + Awareness.

The National Native HIV Network plans the observance each year.

You can stay updated on NNHAAD 2021 events and resources by visiting www.nnhaad.org following NNHAAD on Facebook, and subscribing to the newsletter at the bottom of this NNHN page.

Event Planning Guide     Network Social Media Kit

Share These Resources

2021 NNHAAD Poster
https://www.nnhaad.org/

Find HIV Testing and Other Services

HIV Prevention and Service Locator

Use the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator. Add the locator to your site.

Learn about Ready, Set, PrEP, a nationwide program that makes PrEP medications that provides access to PrEP medications at no cost to people who qualify.

Visit https://gettested.cdc.gov/.

Graphics

National Native HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

Visit the NNHAAD site for materials.

Use and share the Network’s 2021 poster (11”x17”). Visit this page for other NNHAAD graphics.

Copy the Badge Code: <a href="https://www.hiv.gov/events/awareness-days/native"><img src="https://www.hiv.gov/sites/default/files/callout-nnhaad-logo2.png" alt="National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Logo" width="150" height="150" class="wad-images" style=" padding: 10px;" /></a>

Federal Resources

Know More Hepatitis

Read about the Indian Health Service HIV/AIDS Program.

Use the CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign resources to fight stigma.

Read this CDC feature about NNHAAD.

Share these videos from CDC:

Learn about the Epidemic

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Learn the HIV Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.

Get fact sheet s and other resources.

View “Positively Native”, a new short film on HIV stigma, and share the toolkit (PDF, 1.4 MB) from the Urban Indian Health Institute.

Events

Find 2021 events on NNHAAD.org and submit your events now.

Upcoming events:

  • March 18: Panel Discussion with #NNHAAD founders at 1:00pm (Mountain). Register here.
  • March 23: Zero is Possible Together: Innovation + Awareness Panel Discussion on Eliminating HIV Disparities and Inequities among Native Communities at 11:00am (Pacific) Register here.

Toolkits

A Toolkit for Advancing the Uptake and Use of PrEP in Indian Country

Check out these toolkits from The National Indian Health Board, funded by Indian Health Service through the Minority HIV/AIDS Fund.

Use Digital Communication

iPhone screenshot of Youtube video

Change first paragraph to read: Use the hashtag #NNHAAD. Other hashtags in play include #ZeroIsPossibleTogether and #NativeHIV.

Watch this Facebook Live video for tips on using social media for HIV/AIDS observances.

Watch these short videos