We work towards creating a world where HIV transmission is rare and those who are HIV+ lead healthy lives.

What is PrEP?

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a daily medicine that can reduce your chance of getting HIV.

We've been providing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the Southern Tier of New York for over 30 years.

HIV Testing

STAP offers fast, free and confidential HIV testing at many locations throughout the Southern Tier. Knowing our HIV status can keep you and your partner safe.

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Syringe Exchange Program

STAP's Prevention Points exchange new sterile syringes for used ones to reduce the risk of infection with HIV, Hepatitis C, and other blood-borne illnesses among injection drug users.

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Health Homes Care Management

STAP's Health Homes program serves individuals with a variety of chronic conditions with comprehensive care management and care coordination services.

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AIDS Ride for Life

Now entering its twenty-third year, the AIDS Ride for Life is a Fundraiser Ride around Cayuga Lake. It offers multiple route options, from 14 to 102 miles, beautiful scenery, fully supported pit stops with volunteers, snacks, first aid, bathrooms, hydration, Safety & Gear Road support. 

Latest News

Human Trials for HIV Vaccine Created With mRNA Technology to Begin By Liz Scherer

September 8, 2021

In the upcoming study, 56 adults between the ages of 18 and 50 will be divided into four groups and receive the mRNA vaccine 1644, the mRNA 1644v2-core antigen, or both. The study will use a stepwise approach, first to activate the immature B cells and then to guide them along the path to broadly neutralizing antibodies production against one specific area on the HIV env: the CD 4 binding site. Notably, the trial is using Moderna’s mRNA platform (the same used in the production of the COVID-19 vaccine), which will help accelerate the process of HIV vaccine discovery and development. The study will run for roughly 19 months.

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Our Impact in Numbers

1,121
Clients receiving care management
1,975
Syringe Exchange Program Individuals Served in 2020
286
Lives Saved - Reported Overdose Reversals