In 2009, there were 7,161 people living with HIV/AIDS in New Orleans, Louisiana (74% male, 26% female).
Nationally, Louisiana is ranked 4th highest in AIDS case rates and 11th in the number of AIDS cases diagnosed in 2008, according to the CDC.
Our next stop on the Road to AIDS 2012 is in Nawlins, this week on Thursday, January 19. Join us for the townhall from 5-8pm! Get more information and RSVP here.
Stats from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Public Health STD/HIV Program (SHP), Louisiana HIV/AIDS Surveillance Quarterly Report, June 30, 2011