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By Jose A. Alvarez
San Diego County Communications Office 

County residents encouraged to get tested, treated for HIV

 

Last updated 7/15/2019 at 12:17pm



Test. Treat. Prevent.

These are the three main strategies of the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency’s Getting to Zero initiative to end new HIV infections in the region within 10 years.

National HIV Testing Day was June 27, and county health officials are encouraging people to get tested and to ask their doctor about getting pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to prevent them from getting the virus.

“One out of every 11 San Diego County residents who is HIV positive does not know it,” Patrick Loose, chief of the county Health and Human Services Agency’s HIV, STD and He...



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