COVID-19 HOMEPAGE COVID-19 NORTH SHORE DATA North Shore Reopening Plan - Phase B Tested positive for COVID-19? Notify your close contacts NSHD Highlights 12/1/20: World AIDS Day World AIDS Day is a time for remembrance and renewed commitment to end the HIV epidemic. It is an opportunity for communities and people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died. The year 2020 marks 40 years since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the United States, an epidemic that has led to nearly 700,000 U.S. lives lost and still no cure four decades later. Today, the HIV epidemic continues to grow: Globally, over 38 million people are living with HIV, including over 36 million adults and approximately 1.8 million children. Nearly 1.1 million people in the US are living with HIV and 1 in 7 people do not know they are infected. Approximately 7,900 people are living with HIV in Wisconsin, including over 6,740 individuals reported with HIV and presumed to be aware, as well as 1,100 individuals who are estimated to be unaware that they have HIV. There are many resources available today to prevention transmission of HIV: Prevention | HIV Basics | HIV/AIDS | CDC Let’s Stop HIV Together Campaign - Information on testing, prevention, treatment & more: Home | Let's Stop HIV Together | CDC Wisconsin HIV Program: Wisconsin HIV Program | Wisconsin Department of Health Services Missed the highlights? Click here to view previous highlights.