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Florida Health Officials Launch "Faces of HIV" Project

January 10, 2012

The Florida Department of Health has launched a statewide effort to humanize the effects of HIV/AIDS. "Faces of HIV" uses portraits, interviews, and journal entries to tell the personal stories of Floridians living with the virus. The mobile art exhibit visits Tallahassee this week and also will stop in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa, and Jacksonville. Health officials hope publicizing the stories of state residents affected by the disease will help break down stigma and stereotypes. For more information, visit www.wemakethechange.com/faces.

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Adapted from:
Associated Press
01.09.2012


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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