On Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, OHA and its public health and community partners launched End HIV Oregon, the state's five-year strategy to end new HIV infections.
It builds on decades of work by community members, and public and private agencies on such programs as prevention education, syringe exchange, and quality care and treatment.
For more information, visit the End HIV Oregon website, endhivoregon.org.
HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as gonorrhea and chlamydia, and viral hepatitis are often transmitted in the same ways. These diseases are commonly spread by having unprotected sex or injecting drugs with equipment used by someone else.
Learn more about these diseases, services for community members and resources for providers.
Learn the basics about prevention, transmission, and treatment at AIDS.gov or take our free, online HIV Prevention Essentials training.
A number of services are available to provide referrals and answer questions: