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Black youth and young adults continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV infection in the United States. In fact, Black youth represent more than half (57%) of all new HIV infections among young people aged 13 to 24.


These numbers underscore the need to reach a new generation with effective HIV prevention programs and messages. We simply cannot afford to lose the next generation to this potentially deadly, but preventable, disease. – (CDC, 2020)

YOU MAY BE AT RISK IF YOU

  • Don’t always use condoms

  • Have multiple overlapping sexual partners

  • Had or currently have a sexually transmitted infection

  • Have sexual partner(s) who don’t know their HIV status

  • Have sex in a geographic area or sexual network where HIV is prevalent

Download the Take Charge HIV fact sheet here