This plenary will sync government agencies on Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative during COVID-19. Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) set an ambitious goal of harnessing the most powerful HIV prevention and treatment tools and leveraging advanced surveillance strategies to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030. COVID-19 has complicated efforts as much of the public health workforce has been diverted to assist with the pandemic response. Hear from the lead EHE implementers, CDC, HRSA, BPHC, SAMHSA, HUD, and IHS as the leaders of the government health care agencies will discuss the latest updates on the Ending the HIV Epidemic implementation and how the community refocuses and re-engages in EHE midst of COVID-19.  Federal leaders will discuss how their agencies are advancing the EHE initiative while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss and sync activities and approaches of the federal agencies on Ending the HIV Epidemic implementation.

  1. Identify how COVID-19 has impacted Ending the HIV Epidemic implementation. 

  1. Discuss how the federal agencies are leveraging responses to address COVID-19.