These resources are designed to supplement the work of Maryland’s infectious disease and primary care workforce.
Maryland Engagement in HIV Care
This live infographic uses Maryland surveillance data for current residents to describe the number and percentage of persons living with diagnosed HIV who belong to select stages of the HIV continuum.
Nelly Velazquez spent the last nine years of her career in Public Health as a Health Educator, working most prominently to teach about disease prevention in Baltimore City. Velazquez is motivated most by her commitment to improving health outcomes in underserved communities, and her work has been vital to keeping the state of Maryland alive.
Testing and Services Locator from HIV.gov
How to Navigate the HIV Continuum
CDC information on diagnosing, treating, preventing, and responding to HIV cases and outbreaks.
Navigating The HIV Continuum of Care
Public health model that outlines the steps or stages that people with HIV go through from diagnosis to achieving and maintaining viral suppression (a very low or undetectable amount of HIV in the body).
Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Program
Overview of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program.
HIV Prevention Tips from the CDC
This resource from the CDC answers some of the most common questions about HIV prevention.
What to Know About HIV and COVID-19 from the CDC
Frequently asked questions on HIV and COVD-19 from the CDC.
Maryland Department of Health Center for Harm Reduction Services
The Center oversees the Overdose Response Program, Syringe Services Program, naloxone distribution, harm reduction grants, and various workforce development, training, and technical assistance activities.
Maryland 2018 – 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey/Youth Tobacco Survey (YRBS/YTS)
The Maryland YRBS/YTS is an on-site survey of students in Maryland public middle and high schools, focusing on behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability.
Partner Services: Frequently Asked Questions
When you test positive for a sexually transmitted infection (STI), including HIV, the local health department in your area offers Partner Services. These are free, voluntary and confidential sexual health services offered by your local health department.