Ending the HIV Epidemic in King County
Planning Committee and Advisory Groups
In February 2019, the President announced the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America initiative. This comprehensive initiative, known as EtHE, aims to reduce new HIV infections in the U.S. by 75% in five years and by 90% by 2030. King County is one of 48 counties eligible for EtHE funding and is required to develop an EtHE plan. Public Health – Seattle & King County received a grant to engage community stakeholders to develop a King County plan for HIV prevention and care activities.
The End the HIV Epidemic initiative will focus on four key strategies:
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All meetings are open to the public and you can attend in person or by phone. If you would like to participate in EtHE planning or have any other questions, please contact Elizabeth Meacham by email at email@example.com or by phone at 206-263-3657. The EtHE Planning Committee and Advisory Groups are all responsible for identifying current gaps in HIV prevention and care services in King County and providing technical input on proposed EtHE activities.
EtHE Planning Committee (EPC)
- Members include representatives with expertise in HIV prevention and care services, health care systems, epidemiology, substance use and other social services, as well as affected community members.
- This committee develops proposed HIV prevention and care activities for the EtHE plan, incorporates feedback from advisory groups and provides concurrence on the final King County plan.
Community-Based Prevention and Care Advisory Group
- Members include representatives from community-based organizations and social service providers working on providing services related to HIV prevention and care, housing, substance use, mental health, and affected community members.
- This group provides technical input on to how to expand access to HIV prevention and care services and how to structure interventions to address social determinants and decrease health disparities.
Healthcare Advisory Group
- Members include representatives from healthcare organizations, medical providers and payers serving King County.
- This group provides technical input on how Public Health and healthcare organizations and systems can work together to expand access to HIV prevention and care services.
- 2019 HIV/AIDS Epidemiology Report and Community Profile
- Epidemiology Review Presentation (February 3, 2020)
- Quick reference for HIV/AIDS Indicators in King County, 2019
- Incident HIV Diagnoses by geographic region in King County, 2015-2019
- Prevalent HIV Diagnoses by geographic region in King County, 2019
- HIV epidemic in men who have sex with men (MSM) and people who inject drugs (PWID) in King County, 2009-2018 (draft)
- Country and region of birth among residents newly diagnosed with HIV in King County, 2009-2018
- Country and region of birth among residents living with HIV in King County, 2018
- Primary language among persons living with HIV in King County, 2010-2019
- Self-reported HIV testing history among testers at community-based organizations in King County, 2009-2018 (draft)
- Housing status among a sample of residents living with HIV in King County, 2016-2018
- Where have people interacted with a health care or other system before an HIV diagnosis in King County, 2018-2019?
- How do we keep HIV data secure?
- How do we use molecular data for HIV prevention?