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Pedestrians walk by a homeless man as he arranges his belongings on a cart on May 17, 2019 in San Francisco, California

Tackling Homelessness Is an Important Part of HIV Care

HIV is a symptom of a larger problem. To get to the root, providers must help by addressing the many issues that come when a person doesn't have a home.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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PleasePrEPMe.org and Project Inform Launch New PrEP Navigation Manual in California

"Helping People Access PrEP: A Frontline Provider Manual on PrEP Research, Care and Navigation" provides a wide range of information to aid the daily work that frontline staff engage in to support PrEP access and adherence.

By Alan McCord for Project Inform
PRO Men: A Bay Area Program Providing Reproductive Health Support for HIV-Positive Men Img

PRO Men: A Bay Area Program Providing Reproductive Health Support for HIV-Positive Men

"Are you an HIV-positive man who has sex with women? You can have the sex life you want and the family you want," begins a flyer announcing a connections mixer at PRO Men (Positive Reproduction Options for Men), an innovative program of the Bay Area ...

By David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
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California: AIDS Healthcare Foundation Opens Dental Clinic for HIV Patients in Downtown Los Angeles

On August 12, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) opened its first oral health clinic, specializing in dental care for HIV-positive individuals, next door to AHF's Downtown Healthcare Center in Los Angeles. The clinic offers a full range of general serv...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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California: Medical Center Says Surgical Scopes Might Not Have Been Properly Cleaned, Offers Free HIV and Hepatitis Tests

Officials at Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, Calif., reported that a routine safety audit revealed inconsistent documentation by staff of equipment disinfection during an 18-month period. Although staff might have properly cleaned the center's f...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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California: Cedars-Sinai Cuts HIV/AIDS Services

Hospital officials at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood, Calif., have confirmed "some cutbacks" to the Infectious Diseases Division (IDD), which were originally announced internally in December 2012. These cuts will include HIV specialist...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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California: Dr. Muntu Davis Leads HIV/AIDS Training

Dr. Muntu Davis, health officer for Alameda County Public Health Department, is scheduled to lead a free interactive training on HIV testing, linkage to care, and education measurement on Friday, January 11, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Cal Prep, 2811 A...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
California: Los Angeles Clinic Launches Telenovela About HIV/AIDS Img

California: Los Angeles Clinic Launches Telenovela About HIV/AIDS

AltaMed, a Los Angeles health clinic, launched a serialized drama about HIV called "Sin Verguenza" ("Without Shame") to decrease stigma and raise awareness about the virus among Latinos. The telenovela is available in both English and Spanish.

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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California: AIDS/HIV Ward at San Francisco General Has Come Long Way in 30 Years

San Francisco General Hospital's (SFG) Ward 86, the world's first for AIDS inpatients, has weathered 30 years of the epidemic, transforming itself from a hospice for young gay men into a drop-in clinic helping patients take advantage of life-extendin...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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Assessing Receipt of Medical Care and Disparity Among Persons With HIV/AIDS in San Francisco, 2006-2007

In San Francisco, "a high proportion" of people with HIV/AIDS establish "timely and adequate" care after learning of their HIV-positive status, according to the authors of the current study. Even so, the team noted that delayed entry into care for so...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network