About the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Legislation

The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act of 1990 was established to help cities, states, and local organizations to provide services to persons living with HIV. The legislation was reauthorized in 1996, 2000, 2006, and 2009 and is now known as the Ryan White Treatment Extension Act of 2009.  The Ryan White Program is the federal government’s most comprehensive effort to improve the quality and availability of care for medically underserved individuals and families affected by HIV. The Ryan White Program is administered federally the HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The majority of funds are used to address core medical services and essential supportive services. There are a variety of Parts to the legislation which serve the needs of different communities and populations. Part A, which Fulton County receives, targets funds to the locales that have been most severely affected by the HIV epidemic.

Additional Information can be found at the HRSA website: