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New York County Health Department Addresses New Perception of HIV, AIDS

January 15, 2013

Because of better treatment and prevention, people view HIV and AIDS as less threatening than when the virus was discovered in 1981, reported Christine Schuyler, commissioner of human services for Chautauqua County Health Department. However, the virus is still a major threat to health, and people who do not know they have the virus can pass it to others. HIV occurs in all population groups.

HIV incidence rates for Chautauqua County -- 6.7 per 100,000 persons in 2009 -- are well below New York State and U.S. averages. A 2010 New York state law requires that healthcare providers offer HIV testing

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