Archive for the ‘HIV/AIDS’ Category

Local Businesses Help End HIV Through Business Responds to AIDS

Local businesses are invited to participate in Business Responds to AIDS, a partnership between WellFlorida Council and businesses interested in ending HIV/AIDS. Businesses participating in the program provide prevention messages and materials to customers, employees and neighborhoods, and can …

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WellFlorida CEO Discusses Rising Cost of Healthcare on IN FOCUS

WellFlorida CEO Jeff Feller was one of three guests on Spectrum News 1 In Focus with Allison Walker Torres. The topic, rising cost of healthcare, explored issues surrounding Medicare, affordable prescription drugs and the burden of healthcare costs on families …

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What is PrEP?

By Haley Fretes, Public Relations Intern at WellFlorida Council

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a comprehensive HIV prevention strategy where people at extremely high risk for HIV take daily HIV medications to lower their chances of getting infected from sex or …

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New Website for HIV Care Programs

WellFlorida Council is excited to announce the new website launch for HIV Care Programs, an optimal resource built to educate the public about healthcare and support services for people living with HIV in North Central Florida, HIV prevention and …

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World AIDS Day

Today, an estimated 1.2 million Americans have HIV. In 2016, the South accounted for more HIV diagnoses than all other regions (Northeast, West and Midwest) combined, representing 52 percent of all HIV and AIDS diagnoses in the U.S., according to …

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NCF CARE Consortium Lunch and Learn on Medical Marijuana and Truvada for PrEP

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2018 Area 3/13 Ryan White and HOP Survey

The North Central Florida CARE Consortium is encouraging persons infected with HIV to indicate their satisfaction with the care they received in 2017 from our Ryan White clinics, medical case management, eligibility and our HOP (housing) programs by taking the …

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HIP to Participate in Pride Events

The High Impact Prevention (HIP) project, brought to you by WellFlorida Council, will be attending both the Ocala PrideFest on Oct. 7 and the Gainesville Pride festival on Oct. 21. HIP will offer free and confidential HIV testing at the

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Local and State Surveys on HIV/AIDS

Individuals living with HIV infection are being encouraged to share their experiences through two anonymous surveys.

The Florida Department of Health is asking individuals to take the 2016 Florida HIV/AIDS Anonymous Needs Assessment Survey, a statewide survey conducted by …

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Naomi Ardjomand-Kermani to speak at educational summit

WellFlorida’s Associate Planner, Naomi Ardjomand-Kermani, MPH, will be a guest speaker at the educational summit Understanding Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities: A Healthcare Perspective on Friday, March 18 at the Hilton UF Conference Center in Gainesville. Naomi will discuss the …

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