HIV Prevention

HIV PREVENTION PROGRAM

Nevada and the Nation

According to AIDSVu, an interactive online map illustrating HIV prevalence in the United States, the number of people living with diagnosed HIV living in Nevada in 2014 was 8,405. In 2015, there were 485 new HIV diagnoses The Centers for Disease Control states that Nevada ranked 24th in the nation for number of HIV diagnoses in 2013.

This map from AIDSVu highlights the counties in Nevada with highest HIV prevalence.

  • New AIDSVU Map

For more information on state- and county-level HIV/AIDS data, visit AIDSVu.

Our Mission and Vision

Guided by the principles of public health and social justice, our mission is to promote health and reduce both the impact and incidence of HIV/AIDS by working in partnership with other agencies and diverse community groups.

 

If you have any questions concerning HIV Prevention Program, please contact the person(s) below:

Lyell Collins, MBA
HIV Prevention Program Manager
Phone: (702)486-8105
Program Fax: (702)486-8101
Email: lscollins@health.nv.gov

Samantha Penn, MBA
Management Analyst I
(Quality Assurance & Evaluation Analyst)
Phone: (702) 486-8103
Email: spenn@health.nv.gov

Preston Nguyen Tang
Health Program Specialist I
(SAPTA/HIV Testing Coordinator)
Phone: (702)486-6488
Email: ptang@health.nv.gov