'It Only Takes One Mistake': HIV, STD Rates Rose During Pandemic In Sacramento CountyAs COVID-19 cases decline, healthcare professionals are worried about a different surge. National data shows HIV and STD cases rose during the pandemic, including in Sacramento County.
HIV-Prevention Drugs Will Soon Be Available Without A Prescription At California PharmaciesHIV prevention drugs will be available without a prescription starting next year in California under a bill signed Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
California Lawmakers Want To Repeal HIV Criminalization LawsExposing a person to HIV is treated more seriously under California law than infecting someone with any other communicable disease, a policy some lawmakers say is a relic of the decades-old AIDS scare that unfairly punishes HIV-positive people based on outdated science.