Fact Sheet: Assessing the Number of People with HIV/AIDS in Areas Affected by Hurricane Katrina
More than 21,000 people with HIV/AIDS were estimated to be living in the disaster-affected counties of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. In addition to facing the multitude of health and other challenges confronting Hurricane survivors, people with HIV/AIDS may face additional hardships due to their HIV illness. This fact sheet provides the latest county data on the number of people with HIV/AIDS in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, as well as information on the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) for each state.
Fact Sheet (.pdf)
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