A CDC analysis of HIV data found that more than half of new HIV diagnoses* occurred in only 48 counties, Washington, D.C., and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The analysis also found that seven states had a substantial rural burden.**
To achieve maximum impact, the first year of Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative will infuse those 57 geographic focus areas with additional resources, technology, and expertise to expand HIV prevention and treatment activities. For the latest data on the burden of HIV in each priority jurisdiction, click on the area in the map below.
Priority Jurisdictions and Most Recent Data
** States where 10% or more of new diagnoses in 2016 and 2017 were in rural areas (less than 50,000 population); at least 75 total new diagnoses statewide; and the state did not have a priority county.
All data published in Early Release Surveillance Data Tables for Core Indicators for Ending the HIV Epidemicpdf iconpdf icon; data are based on cases reported to the National HIV Surveillance System as of December 2019.