Awareness Days & Digital

  • Reaching Youth about HIV
    04-01-2020Blog Summary (for blog homepage) With the approach of the April 10th observance of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, these resources can help you com…
  • OMH announces Active & Healthy Challenge for National Minority Health Month
    04-25-2019The Active & Healthy Challenge is designed to promote the newly released Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and the Move Your Way campaign.
  • Ready for Digital Communication for World AIDS Day 2018?
    11-09-2018Thirty years ago—December 1, 1988—marked the first observance of World AIDS Day. HIV.gov has been bringing you World AIDS Day messages and digital c…
  • September HIV Observances, Gone Digital
    09-04-2018Two national health observances are upon us: National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (September 18) and National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Septemb…
  • CDC National HIV Testing Day Dear Colleague Letter
    06-26-2018Tomorrow is National HIV Testing Day, a day to encourage all adults and adolescents to know their HIV status. This year’s theme, Doing It My Way, Testing.…
  • Communicating about National HIV Testing Day 2018? Digital Resources, Now.
    06-13-2018National HIV Testing Day (NHTD - June 27) is a significant opportunity to spread the word about the importance of knowing one’s HIV status, of getting and…
  • The HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator Can Help You Serve Your Audience
    05-15-2018HIV.gov provides the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator as a tool to help you serve your audience at all hours. With its location-based information,.…
  • Awareness Day Planning? We’re Here to Help!
    05-01-2018In 2018, national HIV Awareness Days continue to offer the opportunity to reach target audiences and often raise awareness for groups disproportionately impacte…
  • Reporting Live (Video) from HIV /AIDS Awareness Days
    04-24-2018Did you know that 30% of people who watch a livestream of an event will attend the same event the following year? And, according to Facebook, users spend more t…
  • Twitter Fast Forward: Increasing Reach Potential
    04-10-2018Twitter was born in 2006. By 2007, 400,000 tweets posted per quarter. By February 2008, 100 million tweets posted per quarter. By...
  • Ryan White and National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day
    04-09-2018Twenty-two percentof new HIV cases in 2015in the United Statesoccurred among young people (ages 13-24), according to the U.S. Centers for Dise...
  • Awareness Day Promotion: Should You Be Using Videos?
    02-06-2018In January of 2017, 36 percent of U.S. internet users watched online video content on a daily basis; and YouTube s top 10 trend...
  • Ryan White and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    02-02-2018Individuals who get their HIV/AIDS care from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) have low incomes, little to no health coverage, but relatively high rates o…
  • Five Tips for a Successful Awareness Day Twitter Chat
    01-30-2018Almost as soon as we sent our first tweet (back in 2008), the HIV.gov team started participating in Twitter chats. Over the years...
  • The 2017 HIV.gov Awareness Days Blogs that Mattered to You
    01-11-2018Continuing our review of our most popular blogs in 2017, we recently looked at visits to the HIV.gov awareness day category. Here...
  • Snaps in Action
    12-05-2017Along with Instagram, Facebook, and others, Snapchat is one of the most popular apps in the U.S. among 18- to 24-year-olds. Given...
  • UPDATED - ICYMI: World AIDS Day 2017 Recap
    12-04-2017World AIDS Day is always a busy time for the HIV.gov blog—so busy that it can be easy to miss important posts you want to read! For your convenience, we h…
  • World AIDS Day 2017: A Statement from COL. Nelson Michael
    12-04-2017Cross-posted from the U.S. Military HIV Research Program, November 28, 2017 Few wars are won without allies. The fight to end the...