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Continuum of HIV Care by Public Health District

The Finalized 2019 HIV Continuum of Care depicts persons living with HIV (PWH) in Alabama who are engaged in selected stages of HIV treatment. Successful HIV Prevention and Care programs exhibit high linkage to care among newly diagnosed clients, as well as effective retention in care and adequate viral load suppression among existing HIV-positive clients. As viral load is considered a measure of infectivity, maintaining a suppressed viral load decreases the likelihood of infecting another person and is the focus of Treatment as Prevention strategies. PWH who adhere to antiretroviral treatment and maintain suppressed viral loads can reduce the risk of sexual transmission of HIV by 96 percent. For PWH who reach undetectable levels, there are no documented cases of sexual transmission. This is the premise of the Prevention Access Campaign's Undetectable Equals Unstransmittable (U=U) initiative, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention supports, agreeing there is "effectively no risk" of sexually transmitting HIV when on treatment and undetectable.

The Preliminary 2020 HIV Continuum of Care is now available. Note that 2020 data should be interpreted with extreme caution as not all reported cases have been investigated and entered into the HIV Surveillance database. 2020 data will be finalized December 31, 2021, allowing a full twelve months for reporting delays.

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STD/HIV REPORT Card

Physicians, dentists, nurses, medical examiners, hospital administrators, nursing home administrators, lab directors, school principals, and day care directors are responsible for reporting Notifiable Diseases in Alabama. The Alabama Notifiable Diseases Rules, Chapter 420-4-1, specifies the diseases and conditions requiring notification, and the time frame and methods for notification. To report a case of HIV (including symptomatic infection, AIDS, CD4 counts and viral load), please use the Communicable Disease REPORT Card.





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