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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.

Win tickets to the B-52's AIDS benefit concert in San Diego

AIDS benefit concert will help build an AIDS memorial in San Diego.

The B52’s, The Fixx and the English Beat are warping back from the 80’s to take over the Embarcadero Marina Park South for a very special concert on August 14.

SDPIX is offering a chance to win two tickets to the event and one grand prize of a VIP table for four.

Celebrities star in video to remember the 49 victims of Orlando

Jane Fonda is only one celebrity of 49, who pay tribute to each of the innocent lives lost in Orlando.

In the weeks since the Orlando shootings, it seems that the world has tried its best to honor those 49 lives lost to a gunman that morning.

Vigils formed around the world, President Obama ordered that the American flag be flown at half-mast and numerous companies offered their services to the victim’s families.

27th Annual AIDS Walk/Run San Diego set for Sept. 24

The San Diego LGBT Community Center has announced that the 27th annual AIDS Walk/Run San Diego will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. The Center produces AIDS Walk/Run, the largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser in San Diego County.

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.

Video campaign honors Orlando’s innocent victims

Celebrities and activists share their pride moments in honor of each of the 49 victims of Pulse.

 In the wake of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history at the LGBT Pulse nightclub in Orlando, a new video campaign to honor those lost has been created by the organization #RestInPRIDE.

This montage of celebrities and activists share their moments of pride and dedicate each one to the 49 innocent victims at Pulse.

San Diegans should test for HIV, free testing available

To do that, the County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and its many partners are offering free, confidential HIV testing throughout the region. The free testing is part of National HIV Testing Week in San Diego County, which will take place June 21-27.

Epic 'We Are Orlando' fundraiser at Rich's on Friday

The “We Are Orlando” fundraiser is on Friday, June 17, at 7 pm at Rich’s nightclub.

A powerhouse of talent is coming to Rich’s on Friday to benefit the victims of the Pulse nightclub tragedy.

Cast members of drag shows DIVAS, Lips, Sinful Dames and much more are taking the stage in one of the biggest collections of talent ever to descend upon the popular nightclub.