Initiatives

The Florida Department of Health offers numerous specialized initiatives to benefit the health of Florida’s communities. We invite you to learn more about our comprehensive HIV prevention strategies — and to join our growing network of grassroots HIV educators.

Faces of HIV

Faces of HIV

We invited HIV positive people to unveil their daily lives by keeping a journal for one month. A few of those participants later joined us for a candid Q & A, where they allowed us to share in a small part of their journey with HIV.

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Sistas Organizing to Survive

Sistas Organizing to Survive (SOS) is the grassroots mobilization of black women in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Launched on June 20, 2008, SOS encourages black women to get tested where they live, work, play, and worship.

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Man Up

Released in September of 2009, Man Up: The Crisis of HIV/AIDS Among Florida’s Men seeks to mobilize men to eliminate their risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV/AIDS.

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Faith Responds to AIDS

Florida’s statewide faith-based initiative mobilizes churches and other faith-based organizations to fight against HIV/AIDS. With this program, one of the newer initiatives of the We Make the Change (WMTC) campaign, DOH has partnered with faith leaders throughout Florida’s minority communities.

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BUSINESS RESPONDS TO AIDS/LABOR RESPONDS TO AIDS

STOP AIDS: It’s Everyone’s Business is modeled after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Business Responds to AIDS/Labor Responds to AIDS (BRTA/LRTA) program. BRTA/LRTA programs help businesses and labor organizations respond to AIDS in the workplace and the community.

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The Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline


Florida's source for HIV/AIDS-related information, community referrals, and supportive telephone counseling.

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1.800.FLA.AIDS

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