Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative (EHE) in King County
As part of the national Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative, King County is committed to radically reducing new HIV infections by expanding access to HIV prevention and care services designed for populations that have the hardest time using them.
The Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative focuses on four key strategies:
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- Diagnose all people with HIV as soon as possible.
- Treat people with HIV rapidly and effectively to reach sustained viral suppression.
- Prevent new HIV transmissions by using proven interventions including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and syringe service programs (SSP).
- Respond quickly to potential HIV outbreaks to get needed prevention and treatment services to people who need them.