National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day


  • In 2018, youth aged 13 to 24 made up 21% of the 37,832 new HIV diagnoses in the United States (US) and dependent areas.
  • Of the 37,862 new diagnoses in the US and dependent areas in 2018, 21% were among youth.
  • Compared to all people with HIV, youth have the lowest rates or viral suppression.

It’s important for young people to join the movement to end HIV transmission. Get tested, learn about new ways to prevent getting HIV, and if positive, get into care quickly. Don’t wait.


Data from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and