Our Vision

Reduce the number of HIV transmissions, increase accessibility to care, and help prevent future spread of HIV in Memphis and Shelby County.

Zero
Infections
Zero
Deaths
Zero
Stigma

HIV in the Mid-South

Memphis and Shelby County have a low number of new infections. However, the yearly report of new HIV cases is equal to or higher than other major urban areas. The Mid-South is ranked 8th in the nation among larger metropolitan cities in the United States).

In the 2018 HIV Surveillance report there were approximately 6,716 people living with HIV/AIDS in Memphis and Shelby County.

The majority of the people were Black (87%) and male (69%).

New HIV cases in 15 to 19 year olds and 20 to 24 year olds were three times higher in Memphis than other cities.

In the 2018 HIV Surveillance Report there were approximately 6,716 PWH in Memphis Shelby County.
The majority of these were among African Americans (87%) and males (69%).
New rates of HIV in 15-19 yr. olds and 20-24 yr. olds were three times higher in Memphis Shelby County.

Ending the HIV Epidemic

End HIV 901 seeks to reduce the number of HIV infections in Shelby County:

- to 75% by 2025.
- to 90% or more by 2030.
- and prevent an estimated 250,000 total HIV infections.

Health and Harmony in the 901

The official plan for ending the HIV Epidemic in Shelby County

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It’s Time to End HIV 901

The Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Initiative is a community-based collaborative effort to lower Shelby County’s new HIV infection rates to 90% by 2030. We will help carry out the End HIV 901 Plan: Health and Harmony in the 901. We have also created a website to provide community resources like HIV testing, care, HIV treatment centers, supportive programming, and listings for related services for anyone in Memphis and Shelby County, TN.

Partners

This local initiative is brought to you by funding from these partners:

End HIV 901 is a collaborative effort intended to lower Shelby County’s new HIV infection rates to zero new infections by 2030.

Updates

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Watch End HIV 901’s Grant Writing Technical Assistance Series

End HIV 901 held a series of grant writing technical assistance webinars this spring, and you can watch them all now. Experts from the University of Memphis and The Assisi...