The AIDSvu map shown below allows users to see the population of individuals diagnosed with HIV in addition to social determinants of health, poverty, median household income as well as education. Users have the ability to view each state, city, or zip code to obtain the numbers for that area. Take a look here. For additional information on HIV/Aids visit


By Domonique Early


Unemployment Rates of 2016


The map above displays the unemployment rates reported by the US Dept. of Labor by county in 2016. We continue to see a fluctuation in the numbers reported. Majority of the states fall in between the 1.70 – 8.00% range in each county with the exception of a few states reporting 6.01-23.50% unemployment in select counties.

By Domonique Early

Childhood Lead Poisoning

Lead poisoning is caused by a build up of lead in the body due to months or years of exposure. The average cases of Childhood Lead Poisoning fluctuates. Since 1997, according to the CDC, the childhood lead blood levels have increased drastically. The map below shows the levels of children between 2000 and 2014. From 2000 to 2011 the lead levels were consistently increasing. During 2012 and 2013 there was a slight decrease in the lead levels reported. What can we do to contribute to the continuance of a decreasing trend?


By Domonique Early