The Office of Community Advocacy and The Florida Department of Health have made a community investment to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic, establishing the Getting 2 Zero initiative in alignment with the Mayor's task force recommendations. The Getting 2 Zero initiative is a movement to reduce new HIV/AIDS infections, increase access to care, reduce stigma, and to promote health equality in the community.
Upcoming Events: Read the calendar of events for a complete listing.
- Get involved and attend a Health Fair on Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st Street. Get free HIV testing, glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and dental screenings. There will be giveaways and more.
- Take part in the condom and poster exhibition unveiling on Feb. 26 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at History Miami, 101 West Flagler Street. Get free condoms, HIV/STD educational materials, refresements, raffle and more.
The task force recommendations:
- Aim to reduce the reported AIDS case rate.
- Reduce the percentage of newly diagnosed HIV cases throughout Miami-Dade County.
- Reduce reported new HIV cases.
- Increase the percentage of newly identified HIV-infected individuals who are linked to care within 90 days of diagnosis and are receiving appropriate care and treatment services.
Help us Make HIV History!
Know the Facts and Statistics
Miami-Dade has the highest HIV infection rate in the U.S.
Learn more about free HIV testing.
Medications that can effectively reduce levels of HIV are available.
Request free condoms online.
The Board of County Commissioners sponsored a resolution in support of this movement.Attend an Event Near You