So you want to know how many of your neighbors have HIV or where the hotspots for the virus are in L.A. County?

There's a map for that.

A new location service developed with the help of Emory University called will help you fined “zip-code-level” info on HIV cases. L.A. will be one of the first metropolitan areas in the nation …

… to get the map, according to a statement sent to the Weekly.

The map will be unveiled tomorrow, just in time for World AIDS Day.

The folks doing P.R. for the Emory University project say …

… the release of this data will mark the first time L.A. County zip-code-level HIV prevalence rates by sex, race/ethnicity and age groups will be displayed on an interactive map.

The rest of the info about the map project will have to wait until after a 9 a.m. Thursday press conference by “on the state of the HIV and STD response in L.A. County” by county AIDS policy director Mario Perez, we're told.


LA Weekly