Mayors & HIV Prevention : Weekly Update on HIV/STD Activities Impacting Mayors and their Communities: August 30, 2010 September 3, 2010

Posted on 9/8/2010 (837 reads)


Ferndale mayor leaves his job with AIDS group 

Daily Tribune

Ferndale, MI-Saying he wants to focus on his race for county commissioner and other issues, Mayor Craig Covey this week left his job with the Michigan AIDS Coalition headquartered in Ferndale.

Air Force: Sergeant may have exposed others to HIV

Associated Press

Wichita, KA - The military has arrested an Air Force sergeant and accused him of having unprotected sex with partners he met at "swinger" parties in central Kansas even though he knew he was HIV positive, according to a military affidavit.

Atlanta police name gay advisory board members

Project Q Atlanta

Atlanta, GA-The Atlanta Police Department on Tuesday announced the nine members of its gay and lesbian advisory board, putting in place a panel that the agency hopes will help improve relations with the city's gay residents that soured in the wake of the Eagle raid last September.

Fenty, Gray & the fight against HIV/AIDS

Washington Post

Washington DC-According to The Post poll released yesterday, the people of Washington love what Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) has done with the place during his term. They just don't love him. If the Democratic primary were held today -- the date is really Sept. 14 -- City Council Chairman Vincent Gray would spank Fenty, 53 percent to 36 percent. Mike DeBonis did a good job tackling the love-hate thing going on between Fenty and the electorate.

Rhode Home: AIDS Project RI Walk

Fox Providence

Providence, RI-Start a team today and join the Honorable David N. Cicilline, Mayor of Providence and NI-RO-PE for Aids Walk Rhode Island! Proceeds enable AIDS Project Rhode Island to provide services to people with HIV/AIDS and for educational and therapeutic services.

Ryan White program launches campaign to promote free HIV/AIDS support services

Tri-State Defender Online

Memphis, TN-The Shelby County Ryan White Program, which provides free primary medical and support services to people living with HIV/AIDS in Shelby and surrounding counties, has launched a new campaign to raise awareness about the program in the Memphis area and to promote treatment.

A New AIDS Crisis is Coming to New York

Health News Digest

New York, NY-A new wave of HIV infections is about to hit New York and we had all better get ready for it-from AIDS service providers like us to all New Yorkers at risk. It is not just that many people have let their guard down when it comes to practicing safer sex or not sharing needles, but thousands of people are living with HIV without knowing it and are about to find out.

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