We are taking collective action to end the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see this webpage for updates on the local COVID response, vaccine access and services in the East Bay as well as guidance and resources for people living with HIV and HIV providers. It is important that we combat stigma and misinformation, protect each other and stay safely connected as a community during this global pandemic.
Updates on the East Bay HIV strategic plan are posted on this webpage. This is a community-driven “living” East Bay HIV strategic plan that is flexible and responsive to local needs, addresses structural inequities, and is used to make systemic change to achieve our vision of an East Bay with zero HIV stigma, zero health disparities, and zero new HIV transmissions.
On December 17, 2019, we were honored to receive an award from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors congratulating and commending “East Bay Getting to Zero for launching an important community-driven initiative and working toward a vision of zero new HIV transmissions in the East Bay through the promotion of equitable access to HIV testing, … Continued
On December 10, 2019, we held our first EBGTZ World AIDS Day event, focused on empowering youth to get to zero. 151 people joined us to listen to an amazing array of speakers and panelists, and learn about the intersection of HIV, human rights and youth access to care. Around half of the participants were … Continued
In honor of World AIDS Day and the tremendous commitment and hard work of our collaborators, we recognize the organizations who have signed on to support East Bay Getting to Zero’s collective movement towards zero new HIV transmissions.
On October 24, 2019, East Bay Getting to Zero (EBGTZ) successfully conducted its first HIV Teach-In in collaboration with Life Academy—a public school within the Oakland Unified School District that focuses on biotechnology, public health and medicine. Life Academy prepares students to become future health professionals through project-based learning, for which its 10th graders are … Continued