National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - April 10

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed each year on April 10 to educate the public about the impact of HIV and AIDS on young people and to highlight the work young people are doing across the country to respond to the epidemic.

Sample Social Media Messages

Use sample content on Twitter, Facebook, or other social media platforms. We encourage you to incorporate #NYHAAD to get NYHAAD content trending!

Twitter

  • April 10th is National Youth #HIV AIDS Awareness Day, an opportunity to discuss the connection between education and health in the fight against #HIV. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kvexternal icon #NYHAAD
  • Schools play a key role in reducing youth risk for #HIV by teaching and supporting healthy behaviors. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kvexternal icon #NYHAAD
  • School-based #HealthEd programs provide youth with a safe and supportive environment to learn about #HIV prevention. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kvexternal icon #NYHAAD
  • How can schools encourage students to get tested for #HIV?
    • Access and use the #CDCYRBS data
    • Educate students about HIV
    • Connect students with health services
    • Encourage students & their parents to talk about HIV

Learn more this #NYHAAD: https://go.usa.gov/xU9Sdexternal icon

  • Over the last 10 years, the percentage of students who ever had sex has declined. Unfortunately, condom use has also decreased, putting more youth at risk for #HIV, STDs, & pregnancy. This #NYHAAD, learn more about the latest #CDCYRBS data: https://go.usa.gov/xU9SSexternal icon.
  • This #NYHAAD, we look to the latest #CDCYRBS results, which show far too many youth at risk for HIV. Learn more about how schools can support #HIV testing among adolescents: https://go.usa.gov/xU9Sdexternal icon.

Facebook

  • April 10th is National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day! Support youth HIV prevention by promoting school-based health education programs. https://go.usa.gov/xX9Kvexternal icon
  • Over the last 10 years, the percentage of students who ever had sex has declined, but so has condom use. This puts more youth at risk for HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy. This National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day, learn more about the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data: https://go.usa.gov/xU9SSexternal icon.
  • This National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day, we look to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) results, which show far too many youth at risk for HIV. Learn more about how schools can support HIV testing among adolescents: https://go.usa.gov/xU9Sdexternal icon.