Shortly after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America, Shelby County was identified as a priority county and awarded funding to support continued strategic planning activities to end HIV in Memphis by 2030.


Planning Begins

National Center for HIV-AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention Strategic Partnerships and Planning to Support Ending the HIV Epidemic begins.
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CDC Announces EHE Program

In the State of the Union, the President announces the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America initiative.

Jurisdictions Announced

CDC awards $12 million from the HHS Minority HIV/AIDS Fund for all EHE jurisdictions* to develop multi-year and community-tailored EHE strategic plans, with an emphasis on bringing “new voices” to the table.

Shelby County Awarded Funding

In July 2020, CDC awarded $109 million to accelerate progress in the fight to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. as part of the federal initiative Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE).
Timeline 1

Partnership Conversations Begin

The Core Team, local stakeholders and community leaders gather and begin planning.

Program Launches to Public

The End HIV 901 website and social media platforms launch. This lays the groundwork for the EHE Initiative in Shelby County.
Timeline 2

Next Step: 2021

Jan 2021: EndHIV901 Kick-Off Press Conference.

March 2021: CBO Capacity building and training for grant request for proposal (RFP).

Feb 2021: Monthly C2P/EHE planning group & implementation oversight Committee Meetings begin.

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February 2019
September 2019
July 2020
August 2020
December 2020