AIDS Institute

The New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute has lead responsibility for coordinating state programs, services and activities relating to HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and hepatitis C.

Statement of Mission, Vision and Values


The AIDS Institute is committed to eliminating new infections, improving the health and well-being of persons living with HIV, AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and viral hepatitis, and improving LGBT and drug user health.

"End epidemics, fight stigma, promote health."


All New Yorkers enjoy health and well-being free of stigma and disease.


Guiding Principles

The AIDS Institute is committed to carrying out its work according to the following guiding principles: