National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. March 20, 2022

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 2022 observance is recognized on March 20th.

The theme for 2022 is “Reflection. Celebration. Rejuvenation.

The National Native HIV Network plans the observance each year. The observance is a national mobilization effort designed to encourage Native people (American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians) across the United States and Territorial Areas to get educated, get tested, get involved in prevention, and get treated for HIV.

You can stay updated on NNHAAD 2022 by visiting, following NNHAAD on Facebook and Instagram, and following #NNHAAD.

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Share These Resources

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Poster


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.



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=""><img src="" 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.



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

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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