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For Immediate Release:
February 05, 2018
Media Contact:
Griselle Marino
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305-375-1585

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.

For more information, contact Erika Coello, from Florida Department of Health Department at [email protected] or Rene Diaz, Community Advocacy Executive Director at [email protected].

Who:
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, County Commissioner Sally A. Heyman, other elected officials, and Health Officer Dr. Lillian
What:
Getting 2 Zero Miami-Dade Station Domination Ribbon Cutting and Campaign Kickoff Ceremony
When:
February 06, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Where:
Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st Street, Government Center Metrorail Station
Editor's Note:
Note to Editor: A Getting 2 Zero Miami-Dade Special Presentation will take place in the Commission Chamber after the ceremony.