Please remember to consider donating to Caring Communities TONIGHT March 8th starting at 6:00 pm and ending on March 9th at 11:59 pm. Each donation is "stretched" by Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships and is tax deductible! Go here to find Caring Communities and donate: https://raisetheregion.org/ Please share this with anyone who may be interested in donating!
"Rural residents are: - Less likely to get HIV tested - More likely to internalize HIV-related stigma - More likely to be tested in non-rural places - More likely to be diagnosed with AIDS at the time of initial HIV diagnosis - Less likely to be retained in care - Less likely to be virally suppressed" Read this article from the Health Resources & Service Administration to find out why and help end these disparities. Facts based on these studies: CDC, Rural Health Committee; 2016 and S. Kalichman, H. Katner, E. Banas, & M. Kalichman; 2016