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After the Trump Administration rolled out its HIV initiative "A Plan for America" last February, Arkansas was awarded nearly $200,000 to increase public engagement around the issue.

World AIDS Day in NWA

Nov 27, 2019
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Sunday, Dec. 1, is World AIDS Day. The first day of December has been officially designated as a way to unite against HIV and support people living with HIV since 1988. To mark the day, Northwest Arkansas Equality will host a drag brunch at the Fayetteville Town Center.

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Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control, toured the region with U.S. Rep. Steve Womack of Rogers. Their visit included a discussion of the opioid epidemic and an effort to reduce new HIV infections in Arkansas.

HIV in Arkansas

Jun 10, 2014

  Arkansas has one of the highest rates of people living with HIV but don’t know it.  To receive an HIV test, you can go to your county health department.  To reach the Washington County HIV clinic call 479-973-4613.  Testing and support are available at an ARCare HIV Office, for information or to find an office near you, click here or call 501-388-4613.  For information on support and social groups through HIV Arkansas at