Archive for the ‘HIV/AIDS’ Category

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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HIP team provides free testing for World AIDS Day

Monday is the 26th annual World AIDS Day, and team members of WellFlorida’s High Impact Prevention program are out in force to bring free HIV testing to the area today.

The day begins at Ferran Park in Eustis, where WellFlorida …

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WellFlorida’s High Impact Prevention project at Pride events

WellFlorida Council will be tabling at the upcoming Pride events in Ocala and Gainesville to share information about Everyone’s Doing It—a High impact Prevention project. The overarching goal of this project is to decrease the spread of HIV and …

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