National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was first observed in 2007. This day is observed on the first day of Spring each year. The 2018 observance was recognized on March 20th.
The 2018 theme was “Unity in CommUNITY: Stand Strong for HIV Prevention.”
Awareness Days Calendar Card (PDF 1.39 MB)
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Visit the NNHAAD site for materials and posters.
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Use the hashtag #NNHAAD.
Visit the NNHAAD site to find and post events.
Watch the March 15th Native American Cultural Education Day program in which the IHS National HIV/AIDS Program and HHS/OMH raise a Northern Plains tipi to honor this observance. Watch the Facebook Live event.
Read about the Indian Health Service HIV/AIDS Program.
Doing It is a CDC national HIV testing and prevention campaign to motivate adults to get tested and know their HIV status.