World AIDS Day – December 1

A group of people standing together in park who are diverse in race, gender, and age. The text says December 1 is World AIDS Day.

World AIDS Day, observed each year on December 1, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died from an HIV-related illness. Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day.

Get Involved

This year, CDC is pleased to introduce #MyVoiceMyAction, an initiative highlighting that every voice and every action impacts the global effort to stop the HIV epidemic. Make your voice heard and share others’ stories using the #MyVoiceMyAction World AIDS Day Toolkit. You can also raise awareness of HIV and provide information on stigma, testing, prevention, and treatment using Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign resources.

Let’s Stop HIV Together aims to empower communities, partners, and healthcare providers to promote testingprevention, and treatment, and reduce HIV stigma. Use campaign resources to help prevent HIV and help people stay healthy. The Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign is part of the national Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. initiative.

Get the Word Out

Share these posts and images on social media tagging #WorldAIDSDay/#WAD2021 and #StopHIVTogether on December 1 and the days leading up to the observance.

Looking for more social media content? Follow us online and visit our Let’s Stop HIV Together social media toolkits for messages to use anytime!

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Sample Social Media Messages

A group of people standing together in park who are diverse in race, gender, and age. The text says December 1 is World AIDS Day.

Facebook: December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day to come together to end the HIV epidemic across the globe. We all have a role to play, so let’s stop HIV together. https://bit.ly/308mYye #WorldAIDSDay #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: December 1 is #WorldAIDSDay, a day to come together to end the HIV epidemic across the globe. We all have a role to play, so let’s #StopHIVTogether. https://bit.ly/3BTWyNm #WAD2021

Instagram: December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day to come together to end the HIV epidemic across the globe. We all have a role to play, so let’s #StopHIVTogether. #WorldAIDSDay #WAD2021 #HIV

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Un grupo de personas paradas juntas en el parque que es diverso en raza, género, y edad. El texto dice que el 1 de diciembre es el Día Mundial del SIDA.

Facebook: El 1.o de diciembre es el Día Mundial del Sida, un día para unirse y terminar con la epidemia del VIH en todo el mundo. Todos tenemos un papel que desempeñar, así que detengamos el VIH juntos. #DiaMundialDelSida #WAD2021 #DetengamosElVIHJuntos https://bit.ly/3wtukrA

 Twitter: El 1.o de diciembre es el #DiaMundialDelSida, un día para unirse y terminar con la epidemia del VIH en todo el mundo. Todos tenemos un papel que desempeñar, así que #DetengamosElVIHJuntos. #WAD2021 https://bit.ly/3BXWOL9

 Instagram: El 1.o de diciembre es el Día Mundial del Sida, un día para unirse y terminar con la epidemia del VIH en todo el mundo. Todos tenemos un papel que desempeñar, así que #DetengamosElVIHJuntos. #DiaMundialDelSida #WAD2021 #VIH

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A group of people standing together in park who are diverse in race, gender, and age. The text says December 1 is World AIDS Day.

Facebook: Today is World AIDS Day, a day to unite with others around the world to prevent HIV, support people with HIV, and remember those who have lost their lives to an HIV-related illness. Let’s #StopHIVTogether. https://bit.ly/3F1IyD4 #WorldAIDSDay #WAD2021

Twitter: Today is #WorldAIDSDay, a day to unite with others around the world to prevent HIV, support people with HIV, and remember those who have lost their lives to an HIV-related illness. Let’s #StopHIVTogether. https://bit.ly/3oaxtcd #WAD2021

Instagram: Today is World AIDS Day, a day to unite with others around the world to prevent HIV, support people with HIV, and remember those who have lost their lives to an HIV-related illness. Let’s #StopHIVTogether. #WorldAIDSDay #WAD2021 #HIV

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Un grupo de personas paradas juntas en el parque que es diverso en raza, género, y edad. El texto dice que el 1 de diciembre es el Día Mundial del SIDA.

Facebook: Hoy es el Día Mundial del Sida, un día para unirse con otros alrededor del mundo para prevenir el VIH, apoyar a las personas con el VIH y recordar a los que perdieron su vida por una enfermedad relacionada con el VIH. #DetengamosElVIHJuntos. #DiaMundialDelSida #WAD2021 https://bit.ly/3qh3Qsq

Twitter: Hoy es el #DíaMundialDelSida, un día para unirse con otros alrededor del mundo para prevenir el VIH, apoyar a las personas con el VIH y recordar a los que perdieron su vida por una enfermedad relacionada con el VIH. #DetengamosElVIHJuntos. #WAD2021 https://bit.ly/3kiF47y

Instagram: Hoy es el Día Mundial del Sida, un día para unirse con otros alrededor del mundo para prevenir el VIH, apoyar a las personas con el VIH y recordar a los que perdieron su vida por una enfermedad relacionada con el VIH. #DetengamosElVIHJuntos. #DiaMundialDelSida #WAD2021 #VIH

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A video promoting HIV self tests, highlighting that self-tests are quick and confidential.

Facebook: Every voice and every action can help end the HIV epidemic. Take control of your health this World AIDS Day with an HIV self-test! https://bit.ly/3qmQhYr #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: Every voice and every action can help end the HIV epidemic. Take control of your health this #WorldAIDSDay with an #HIV self-test! https://bit.ly/3wxtB8J #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: Every voice and every action can help end the HIV epidemic. Take control of your health this World AIDS Day with an HIV self-test! #WorldAIDSDay #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether #HIV

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Bold text says HIV affects everyone. The word everyone is made up of hundreds of illustrations of people formed into the shape of the letters.

Facebook: HIV can affect anyone, regardless of their sexual orientation, race, gender, or age. This World AIDS Day, we must challenge misinformation, racism, homophobia, and transphobia to #StopHIVStigma. https://bit.ly/3qnuqQr #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: HIV can affect anyone, regardless of their sexual orientation, race, gender, or age. This #WorldAIDSDay, we must challenge misinformation, racism, homophobia, and transphobia to #StopHIVStigma. https://bit.ly/3bTLULZ #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: HIV can affect anyone, regardless of their sexual orientation, race, gender, or age. This World AIDS Day, we must challenge misinformation, racism, homophobia, and transphobia to #StopHIVStigma. #WorldAIDSDay #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether

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Post for clinicians

A medical professional points to a red ribbon she’s wearing. Text says World AIDS Day. December 1.

Facebook: Clinicians: with science-based HIV screening, prevention, and treatment we can help end the HIV epidemic. This World AIDS Day, and every day, access free CDC tools and guidelines for your practice from CDC’s #HIVNexus: https://bit.ly/3EUCNqI. #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: Clinicians: with science-based HIV screening, prevention, and treatment we can help end the HIV epidemic. This #WorldAIDSDay, and every day, access free CDC tools and guidelines for your practice from CDC’s #HIVNexus: https://bit.ly/3C4bE2S. #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: Clinicians: with science-based HIV screening, prevention, and treatment we can help end the HIV epidemic. This World AIDS Day, and every day, access free CDC tools and guidelines for your practice from CDC’s #HIVNexus: https://bit.ly/3F3b2wb. #WorldAIDSDay #WAD2021 #StopHIVTogether #HIV

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