The internet provides enormous amounts of information about HIV and AIDS. As with any source of information, be sure to use a critical eye and assess the credability of your sources.
For information about local resources please contact your local county health department or the Oregon HIV/STD hotline at (800) 777-2437 (English) or (800) 499-6940 (Espanol).
- CDC: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
- AETC National Resource Center: This AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) National Resource Center (NRC) website has been designed to serve as a central resource for the education of providers of HIV/AIDS care nationwide.
- UCSF HIVInsight: Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco.
- MEDLINE Plus: Up-to-date information on numerous topics including HIV/AIDS in Women.
- PSU Population Research Center: The Population Research Center (PRC) is the "Official" source for all State of Oregon Population information. PRC is responsible for producing the annual population estimates for the state, its counties and cities. PRC also serves as the Lead Agency for the State Data Center program providing US Census Bureau data to the citizens of Oregon
- Portland Area HIV Service Planning Council: This site is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS, and to assist members of our community in taking a leadership role in the planning and assessment of HIV resources.
- Ask Karen: This website provides information from the United States Department of Agriculture about avoiding foodborne illness from animal products, which is particularly important for people living with HIV.
- HIV Stops With Me: A multifaceted national social marketing campaign that aims to prevent the spread of HIV while also reducing the stigma associated with the diseasse.