Veto the Virus: HIV

by  McMillen Health

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Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Stages of HIV infection and modes of transmission are discussed. Students also discuss and learn the benefits of abstinence.

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By Request: $210.00
By Request Premium: $195.00

Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 5, 6 Age 10-12

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students.

Primary Disciplines

Family & Consumer Science, Health/Physical Education, Sciences

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours of notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Twila Smith

Program Details


1. Definitions of HIV and AIDS
2. Statistics of HIV infection rates
3. Students see how immune system works normally and how HIV affects the immune system differently
4. Transmission of HIV is explained
5. Abstinence is promoted in a positive manner as the only 100% effective way to avoid infection in a sexual manner
6. It is stressed that normal day to day activities will not pass HIV


1. Name the body's first line of defense against viruses
2. State that the immune system helps the body fight infection & that HIV weakens the immune system
3. Name two types of white blood cells that identify and destroy viruses
4. Name HIV as the virus that causes AIDS.
5. Name three main ways HIV can be transmitted.
6. List four examples of activities that will not transmit HIV.
7. Describe how taking HIV medication alters the lifestyle of a person who is HIV positive.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Health Education Standards:1, 2, 4, 5, 7.
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State Standards

Visit mcmillenhealth.org for the alignment to Indiana Academic Standards for Health and Wellness.