New York State’s End The Epidemic – HIV/AIDS Plan

The End the Epidemic program seeks to reduce the number of new HIV diagnoses by 55% to 1,515 and increase the number of individuals filling prescriptions for PrEP to 65,000.

End the Epidemic’s three-point plan includes:

  1. Identifying persons with HIV who remain undiagnosed and link them to health care.
  2. Link and retain persons diagnosed with HIV in health care to maximize virus suppression, so they remain healthy and prevent further transmission.
  3. Facilitate access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for high-risk persons to keep them HIV negative.

About PrEP

PrEP is for people who do not have HIV. Individuals at risk for HIV infection take a daily pill that contains HIV antiretroviral medication to reduce their risk of becoming infected. Studies show significant reduction in HIV acquisition among HIV-negative persons who use PrEP and are offered a package of prevention, care, and support services.

For more information about PrEP and End the Epidemic, visit the Provider Resource Center > EDUCATION/MANUALS > New York State's End The Epidemic – HIV/AIDS Plan.