Getting 2 Zero Miami-Dade Station Domination Ribbon Cutting and Campaign Kickoff Ceremony
MIAMI – Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, County Commissioner Sally A. Heyman, other elected officials, and Florida Department of Health Administrator Dr. Lillian Rivera will participate in a station domination ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the kickoff of the Getting 2 Zero Miami-Dade Awareness Campaign. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at the Government Center Metrorail station, located in the second floor of the Stephen P. Clark Center.
Miami-Dade County has the highest HIV infection rates in the U.S. There are 26,975 people living with HIV/AIDS in the County, which is one in 85 adults.
County Commissioner Sally A. Heyman sponsored a resolution creating the county-wide awareness campaign which was approved by the Board of County Commissioners. With the collaboration of the Florida Department of Health, the goal is to get to zero new HIV/AIDS cases, zero AIDS related deaths, and zero discrimination.