This website was designed for people who want to know more about HIV, the virus that causes the disease known as Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or commonly known as AIDS. Using our site, you will be able to learn about the basics of the virus, and the disease it causes.

The site is organized by topic, ranging from tutorials on HIV/AIDS, to testing for the virus, to other AIDS-related links. If you have any questions or comments pertaining to HIV/AIDS that are not addressed in our site, please feel free to submit your query in the Question and Comments section of our site.

We also urge the residents of New York State to utilize our telephone hotlines for any questions/concerns they may have regarding HIV, AIDS and other STDs. The New York State AIDS Referral Hotline number is 800-541-2437 (AIDS) and the New York State HIV Counseling Hotline number is 800-872-2777.

DISCLAIMER: This site contains HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please exit this website.