Human Rights Measure

Human Rights
Human Rights

COVID-19 and HIV

Date Enacted: May 2020
Country: United States
Region: North America

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has produced a number of guidance materials on COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS. These include, among others, a list of questions and answers in response to: “What to Know About HIV and COVID-19,” a collection of resources for “People At Risk For or With HIV,” Clinicians, and Public Health Partners, a document offering “Operational Considerations for Maintaining Essential Services and Providing Care and Treatment for those Living with HIV in Low-Resource Non-US Settings During COVID-19 Pandemic,” and a letter providing “guidance for clinics to consider in the context of local resources and staff availability” with respect to the provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services.