According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HIV & AIDS have hit African Americans the hardest out of all racial and ethnic groups in the United States. African Americans account for 15% of the Illinois population and about 50% of new HIV and AIDS cases diagnosed since 2008.
The Springfield Urban League's HIV Prevention program provides prevention messages through education and awareness, FREE testing, counseling, referrals, and risk reduction services to high risk populations.
For More Information about how to access Sexual Health Education and Resources:
Please Contact: HIV/AIDS Coordinator at 217-522-0407 ext. 1451