June 2021 marks 40 years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. For the occasion, Vice Studios filmed a two-hour documentary titled Vice Versa: The Neglected Pandemic, 40 Years of HIV & AIDS. The special premieres Wednesday, June 2, and is narrated by Queer Eye star and author Jonathan Van Ness, according to an exclusive in The Hollywood Reporter. [POZ article]
This is the first of our POZ Stories series, which highlights the people and organizations that are making a difference to the POZ community in San Diego. Jerry Turner is the Managing Director of the POZabilities organization and he talks about the group, its activities and future. He also shares stories about his life and history as a POZ activist.
On February 26th, the NIH updated recommendations for folks with HIV regarding COVID vaccines.
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POZabilities is sponsoring a discussion with Sen Laird who has introduced legislation (SB 258) to add Personas with HIV/AIDS to the class of individuals who are eligible for enhanced services from the California department of Aging. Join us for the zoom session at 5:#0 on March 2, 2021.
Meeting ID: 863 7202 2642
If you are a resident of San Diego county and receiving services funded through the Ryan White Care Act, consider attending the HIV Planning group consumer committee. The planning group, within the County Health department, sets priorities and discusses how these funds are spent. Make your voice heard.
The HIV Plan was developed collaboratively by federal partners from six federal departments and 12 HHS agencies and offices through a process led by the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and its Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP). Significant community input was gathered throughout the development process to inform and refine the HIV Plan.