West Alabama HIV Prevention Network Group

View 10 Core HIV Prevention Tasks for Network Committees


  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    February 7
    Community Health Fair, 1st or 2nd Saturday in February
  • National Sexual Responsibility Week
    February 8-14
    Collaborate with student services at colleges
  • National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day
    March 10
    Women's organization collaboration and testing
  • Brazos Abiertos Open Door Latino Festival
    April 21 or 28
    Free resources and health screening
  • National HIV Testing Day
    June 27
    Interagency collaboration
  • HIV Update: July or August
    Educational Conference with free contact hours
  • National Latino HIV/AIDS Day
    October 15
    Health Fair and HIV testing
  • Women's Health Symposium
    Fall 2017
    Educational Conference with free contact hours
  • World AIDS Day
    December 1
    Collaboration with West Alabama AIDS Outreach and Hope Clinic
  • HIV and Corrections
    Prevention education and pre-release classes


The network meets on the third Thursday of each month, with exceptions noted by an asterisk (*). There is no meeting scheduled in December. Meetings are held at 12:30 p.m. at the following location:

West Alabama AIDS Outreach
2720 6th Street
(Second Floor of the United Way Building)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

  • January 20
  • February 17
  • March 16
  • April 27*
  • May 18
  • June 15
  • July 20
  • August 17
  • September 21
  • October 19
  • November 16

General Activities

  • Our goal is to increase HIV awareness education and related topics in the community primarily through prevention education presentations. Presentations can be conducted by HIV Prevention Educators. Groups can be small or large during work or early evening hours.
  • Our goal is to conduct focus groups and student activities, gathering information from high-risk or at-risk groups to ascertain HIV awareness and prevention knowledge.
  • Our goal is to conduct HIV prevention outreach activities in the community including health fairs, safer sex kits, information distribution, and individual contact.
  • Our goal is to provide secondary prevention education and information.
  • Our goal is to work with other agencies and organizations to refer HIV infected individuals into care and to promote a long life and optimal health.
  • Our goal is to provide HIV and STD testing and referral offered through the Health Department, Whatley Health Services Inc., and West Alabama AIDS Outreach.

Page last updated: April 14, 2017