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World AIDS Day 2021

By November 12, 2021 November 15th, 2021 Blog, Events

HOPES is working in partnership with multiple local agencies to host a virtual World AIDS Day event on December 1, 2021. There will also be a Provider Panel as well as a Community Workshop! This is an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against HIV as well as show support for those living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have lost their lives from HIV/AIDS.

Provider Panel

WAD- Provider Panel

The panel of HIV specialists new and old are joining together to provide insights and updates on HIV basics. From universal screening requirements from the 81st legislative session to coordinating HIV care, this panel gets to the most important information for healthcare providers in Nevada to know.

Wednesday December 1st, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 pm

Provider Panelists:

  • Dr. Zell
  • Rob Phoenix
  • Ivy Spadone PA | Northern Nevada HOPES
  • Kristin Kramer | Community Health Alliance
  • Additional Speakers Coming Soon
  • Victoria Young | Facilitator

Community Workshop

An open community discussion about HIV in 2021, and how our community can work together towards zero new HIV acquisitions.
Together, we will be celebrating our accomplishments and talking about changing our future.

Wednesday December 1st, 2021
6:00 pm

Community Panelists:
Person Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)
Person with successes and/or challenges to seeking PEP/PrEP
Brendan Dalton – HIV provider authority and advocate | Northern Nevada HOPES
Kristin Kramer (CHA) – Champion of universal testing | Community Health Alliance
Jen Howell – Current state of HIV Prevention and Acquisitions | Washoe County Health District