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Good To Go San Diego set to re-open on Jan. 11

Good To Go San Diego set to re-open on Jan. 11
The Good To Go program, provided by UC San Diego Health, is set to re-open for services on Monday, Jan. 11. The storefront had been closed since mid-2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

Red Dress Party San Diego kicks off 2020 season virtually

Red Dress Party San Diego kicks off 2020 season virtually
Think Red Project will kick-off this year’s Red Dress Party San Diego (RDPSD) season with the annual RDPSD Launch Party on Saturday, May 30, at 1 pm - this year taking place on ​Facebook​ and ​YouTube​ Live. The launch party will be held online this year due to stay-at-home orders currently in place, but all sorts of fun performances and surprises are in store.
 

The Center to present forum on PrEP

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's #BeTheGeneration program will host an interactive panel discussion about PrEP, the once-daily pill that prevents HIV infection, on Monday, March 20 from 6:30-8 pm.

New initiative aims to stop HIV infections in San Diego County

A new HIV case is diagnosed in the region every 18 hours.

The County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved an initiative to get the number of new HIV infections in San Diego to zero. With the vote, the Board directed the County Health and Human Services Agency to begin implementing the Getting to Zero initiative and put an end to the epidemic in the region.

National HIV Testing Day is June 27, County of San Diego shares about the benefits of PrEP

It’s not a vaccine, but it can reduce your chances of getting HIV by over 90 percent.

Truvada®, produced by Gilead Sciences, Inc., is a medication that is commonly used as part of combination therapy to treat HIV infection.  However, HIV-negative people also can take it as a daily pill to reduce their risk of getting HIV infection in the first place.