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West Central District 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
  • World AIDS Day
    December 1
    Collaboration with West Alabama AIDS Outreach and Hope Clinic
  • HIV and Corrections
    Prevention education and pre-release classes


Meetings are held by conference call at 1 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of every other month. Contact number is 1-917-900-1022 and the access code is 6026583.

  • January 19, 2022
  • March 16, 2022
  • May 18, 2022
  • July 20, 2022
  • September 21, 2022
  • November 16, 2022

Back-up meeting date will be the 4th or 5th Wednesday if necessary. We will notify everyone when we are cleared to meet in person. Meetings will then return to the 2nd floor Home Health Conference Room at the Tuscaloosa County Health Department at 2350 Hargrove Rd. East.

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: December 10, 2021