March 25, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHAT: AIDSVu Releases New Maps Showing Impact of HIV in the Charlotte/
Mecklenburg County Area
WHEN: Thursday, March 27, 2014
WHERE: Mecklenburg County Health Department
2845 Beatties Ford Road, Multipurpose Room
WHO: Dr. Marcus Plescia, Mecklenburg County Health Director
Dr. Travis Sanchez, Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health
WHY: Focusing on a National HIV/AIDS Strategy to reduce new HIV infections, the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University launched AIDSVu. New interactive maps show high prevalence areas of the HIV epidemic, along with pinpointing where the needs for prevention, testing and treatment services are most needed.
“We are very excited that AIDSVu has chosen Mecklenburg County, along with Denver, Colorado to feature the work of AIDSVu and its valuable interface with community services,” said Dr. Marcus Plescia, Mecklenburg County Health Director.
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