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Public Health Advocates Say COVID-19 Has Overshadowed Ongoing AIDS Epidemic

In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on Sunday, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation hosted free pop-up testing sites around Atlanta.
In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on Sunday, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation hosted free pop-up testing sites around Atlanta.
Credit Courtesy of Imara Canady

According to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the metro Atlanta community has continued to experience an increase in new HIV diagnoses, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on Sunday, the AHF hosted free pop-up testing sites around the city, but AHF spokesman Imara Canady says turnout was limited.

Christopher Alston contributed to this report