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HIV Crime Laws Overhauled in Nevada

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local media reported. The event celebrated the post-pandemic reopening of the Henderson Equality Center, a local organization supporting LGBTQ+ people.

Free HIV testing and COVID-19 vaccines were available for those attending.Two bills Sisolak signed related specifically to HIV and included one to allow pharmacists to provide HIV care even without a prescription from a doctor.

This would mean that both PrEP and PEP could be available at local pharmacies.The other bill repeals a Nevada policy making it a felony for someone who lives with HIV to “intentionally, knowingly, or willfully” engage in actions that could transmit the virus, making it a misdemeanor like other communicable diseases.

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