Rural Towns Still Need Help
Rural Texans Face Stigma
Rural Texans With HIV Or AIDS Face Stigma, And Limited Care Options, Texas has the fourth highest rate of HIV and AIDS in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A majority of the 86,000 Texans with these conditions live in urban areas, where there’s better access to medical care and a greater chance of avoiding the stigma that can come with a positive diagnosis. But for Texans with HIV or AIDS who live in smaller towns, finding medical care and human compassion – can be much more difficult..