HIV Prevention

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What is HIV/AIDS?

HIV/AIDS 101 Video

Take the train? Take the test! Call Miami-Dade 3-1-1 or 305-468-5900. TDD: 305-468-5402

Community Services

Educational Sessions

Our program aims to reach people who are at increased risk of becoming infected with HIV or if already infected of transmitting the virus to others. The program activities include community outreach, risk reduction counseling, individual and group level interventions, health communication/public information seminars and community level interventions.

HIV/STD Testing

Our TestMiami Mobile Unit serves the Miami-Dade County community by providing FREE preventative education and testing such as HIV testing and Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Syphilis screenings.

Take the TRAIN?…Take the TEST! Is a community mobilization event that provides HIV/STD screenings and outreach information in areas of close proximity to targeted Metrorail stations with high HIV/AIDS prevalence. Collaborative partners use mobile units to provide HIV/STD prevention education, rapid testing and any necessary referrals to all who stopped by the testing locations.

Healthy Teens Expo are events developed for students of Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) to access comprehensive health care information, including educational rallies/testimonies, and access to HIV/STD counseling/testing/linkage to care on school grounds. The objective is to create opportunities for students to access on-site (school grounds) health care information and HIV/STD counseling and testing services.

PCSI on Wheels is a program collaboration and service integration model that implements and delivers holistic, evidence-based prevention services and risk reduction messages to appropriate populations outside the clinical setting. This model will facilitate joint planning and sharing or coordination of resources in an effort to provide more holistic prevention services and risk reduction messages to individuals at risk for HIV/STD/TB/Hepatitis.

For a list of upcoming events where we will be providing FREE HIV & STD testing please see our Events Calendar.

Community Initiatives in Miami-Dade County

The Florida Black HIV/AIDS Coalition   is a collaborative of providers serving the Black community.  The purpose of the meetings are to inform, network, train, and coordinate actions to reduce new HIV infections; increase access to care, improve health outcomes; reduce HIV related disparities; and plan activities to achieve a more coordinated response to the HIV epidemic in Miami-Dade County.  For more information, please contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 792-5312 or email .

The Faith Responds to AIDS initiative empowers and mobilizes churches and other faith-based organizations to fight against HIV/AIDS. Our program works closely with faith leaders to increase awareness of HIV and AIDS in the faith community, reduce the stigma associated with HIV and AIDS within the church and promote the importance of HIV testing and knowing your HIV status.

The Sistas Organizing to Survive (SOS) is an initiative mobilizing black women in the fight against HIV/AIDS by encouraging women to get tested where they live, work, play and worship.

The Hispanic Initiative (Iniciativa Hispana) was developed to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS within the Hispanic community living in Miami-Dade County through business, community outreach, and prevention education. The objective of the Hispanic Initiative is to plan, develop and implement innovative strategies on HIV/AIDS education and prevention through culturally sensitive and indigenous approaches, meeting their needs through service provider’s referrals, community referrals, community building and information sharing and dissemination. For more information, please contact  Juliana Shapiro  at 786-792-5275 or

The Miami Collaborative MSM Workgroup serves as a vehicle to enlist the support of LGBTQ+ community members and allies to curb the high rate of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men in Miami-Dade County. The initiative aims to enhance stakeholder engagement, reinvigorate HIV prevention efforts and align with Ending the HIV Epidemic strategies to mobilize local leaders to support risk-reduction behaviors. The Collaborative informs local government organizations and community groups about the HIV epidemic, its impact on men who have sex with men, and how to mitigate the damaging effects of HIV stigma and prejudice and address social determinants of health. For more information, please contact Luigi Ferrer 305-643-7420 option 3 or email

Business Responds to AIDS (BRTA) initiative helps businesses respond to HIV/AIDS in the workplace and the community.

Becoming a BRTA partner is easy! Please complete the engagement form below. Following submission, the BRTA Coordinator in Miami-Dade will contact you to provide you with information about your partnership commitment. Some of the benefits of BRTA a partnership include:

  • Visibility: The program provides a national platform for businesses to showcase their efforts in addressing HIV in the workplace.
  • Productivity: By retaining employees, businesses increase productivity by reducing direct costs associated with extended absence due to illness, turnover, recruitment, separation, and lost institutional knowledge.
  • Profitability: By demonstrating a commitment in the fight against HIV, businesses garner respect and brand loyalty that can generate financial returns, align to stakeholder needs, and attract positive consumer responses.
  • Accessibility: BRTA provides access to accurate, timely, and relevant HIV information, resources and peer-based technical assistance.
  • Connectivity: Initiative facilitates access to a diverse network of like-minded businesses and stakeholders.

Miami-Dade Business Responds to AIDS Participant Agreement (BRTA)

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Local Prevention Plans

"Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE)" is a bold plan that aims to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030. The new initiative seeks to reduce the number of new HIV infections by 75 percent within five years, and then by at least 90 percent within 10 years. Due to the high incidence of HIV, Miami-Dade County was chosen as one of the 57 jurisdictions to implement this initiative. Read more about Miami-Dade County's infographic, Miami-Dade County's situational analysis, and the EHE Jurisdictional Plan with the strategies and activities to be implemented in Miami-Dade County.

The Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan is a vehicle to identify HIV prevention and care needs, existing resources, barriers and gaps within Miami-Dade County and outlines the strategies to address them. View the Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan.