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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Health Department
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Health Department
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information via email.
704-336-4700

HIV Disease

 

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. This is the virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS. While there is no cure for HIV, if individuals are diagnosed early and begin treatment appropriately, they may live with the illness, managing it as a chronic disease.
 
 In 2015, 39,513 people were diagnosed with HIV infection in the United States. The number of new HIV diagnoses fell 19% from 2005 to 2014. Because HIV testing has remained stable or increased in recent years, this decrease in diagnoses suggests a true decline in new infections. The decrease may be due to targeted HIV prevention efforts. However, progress has been uneven, and diagnoses have increased among a few groups.    In Mecklenburg County, more than 5,300 persons are living with HIV infection and as many as 700 more may be infected but unaware of their status.


Persons with HIV as of December 2015 

   

The following reports highlight the impact of HIV disease in Mecklenburg County. 

HIV Infographic, ​Persons Living with HIV Infection

2011-2015 Newly Diagnosed HIV Rates by Gender and Race

2015 Mecklenburg County Newly Diagnosed HIV Infection & Persons Living with HIV Infection

Top 5 ZIP codes for HIV Prevalence as of August 2016

Ryan White Charlotte Transitional Grant Area Data Presentation

 

 

 


 See data reports on other sexually transmitted diseases.

More information on HIV/AIDS

The following links will connect you to more information about HIV Disease. Mecklenburg County Health Department does not necessarily recommend or endorse all the information contained in these online resources

 

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Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Health Department
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Health Department
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information via email.
704-336-4700