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MDC “Getting to Zero” HIV/AIDS Implementation Report 2017-2018

Are you living with HIV and at risk of losing your current housing?

Beware of Fake Claims by Opioid Treatments

Florida Medicaid Health Care Alert - February 6, 2018

Posted:02/16/18

Miami-Dade County PrEP/PEP Provider Voluntary Directory - To be included in the next palm card (Spring 2018), please click the link to complete the PrEP/PEP Provider Directory form. Deadline: March 9

Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE), Inc. Winter 2017-18 Newsletter

Posted:02/09/18

PLWHA Input Needed! IAPAC Quality of Life Survey

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2018 Calendar of Local Events

Posted:02/01/18

NIH Begins Large HIV Treatment Study in Pregnant Women. NIH has launched a large international study to compare the safety and efficacy of three antiretroviral treatment regimens for pregnant women living with HIV and the safety of these regimens for their infants.

Toolkit Features State Strategies to Improve the Health of People with HIV. HHS has supported the development of a toolkit that can help state Medicaid programs and health departments to work together to improve viral suppression rates among people living with HIV, making them healthier and preventing new HIV infections.

Posted:01/26/18

2018 Solicitation for Community Best Practices on HIV Prevention-JANUARY2018-fillable

Continuity of Care . . . Project AIDS Care Waiver Program Changes

Webinar . . . Project AIDS Care (PAC) Waiver Program Changes

Posted:01/19/18

Press Release! Empower U, Inc. Awarded Primary Care Medical Home Certification From The Joint Commission

Press Release! Empower U, Inc. Awarded Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation By The Joint Commission

Thank You Letter to Community Partners from Empower U, Inc.

You’re Invited! February 14 - Unveiling of the 1st Miami-Dade County Condom Wrapper and Highlighting Getting 2 Zero Awareness Week

February 12-23 - Getting 2 Zero Awareness Week - Free HIV Testing, Condoms, and More!

Getting to Zero Photos - Check out some of the awesome signage being showcased throughout the county. “Make HIV History!”

Posted:01/12/18

The PrEP Ambassador volunteer group is looking for speakers. If you are currently taking PrEP and are willing to share your experience, CLICK HERE and get started today!

Don’t Miss the Annual Needs Assessment - Community Input Sessions Announced! RSVP Today!

Posted:01/05/18

For families coming to Miami from Puerto Rico

Local Assistance for Hurricane Maria

Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade joining efforts to help all those affected by Hurricane Maria

Posted:01/05/18

Holiday Hours - Beginning December 23, 2017 and through January 5, 2018 Borinquen Medical Centers (BMC) will be providing limited HIV-related medical and support services. Click for details.

Posted:12/20/17

Community AIDS Network (CAN) Announces Name Change to CAN Community Health

FIU Cohort Study of HIV/AIDS - Paid Participants needed

Posted:12/8/17

HIV Guidelines Make Special HPV Recommendations for Gay Men

Grant Opportunity - HHS Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C HIV Early Intervention Services Program: Existing Geographic Service Areas - Deadline: 1-2-2018

Casseroles for Camillus House - Join Troop 219 in the Casserole Program and help Camillus House provide nutritious meals to persons who are hungry and/or homeless in our community. Our goal is to prepare 50 casseroles that will feed 500 people!

United Way annual ALICE Report: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed

HUD - Worst Case Housing Needs - 2017 Report To Congress

Test & Treat RAPID ACCESS Program HIV program designed to help the newly diagnosed start early treatment

Posted:11/03/17

Building Leaders of Color Application Extension for Trans Women Living with HIV  Applications accepted through October 29, 2017

Chatbots and HIV Communications: What You Need to Know

HOPE Forum - Quarterly newsletter of Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE)

Posted:10/27/17

Prevention Access Campaign: Risk of Sexual Transmission of HIV from a Person Living with HIV Who Has an Undetectable Viral Load - Messaging Primer & Consensus Statement

2018 Medicare Prescription Drug Annual Open Enrollment - The Annual Open Enrollment for Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) is October 15, 2017 – December 7, 2017 for coverage beginning January 1, 2018

Medicare Open Enrollment starts October 15 and ends December 7 Nearly half of Americans living with diagnosed HIV are 50 and older. Enroll today!

HRSA awards $2.36 Billion in grants to help Americans access HIV/AIDS care and medications.

Posted:10/20/17

HHS Bulletin, “Smoking is a serious threat for people living with HIV”

Posted:10/13/17

Food For Florida website has been launched!

CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Letter for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Posted:10/06/17

Where Can I Get PrEP or PEP?  Find out with the PrEP Locator!

Highlights from HRSA/HAB at USCA 2017

Posted:09/29/17

Results from the 2016 Florida Needs Assessment for People Living with HIV/AIDS (Area 11A Report)

HIV Needs Assessment Report

Guidance to 340B Providers

Posted:09/21/17

Community Resource Guide! Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust Directory of Services for the Homeless of MDC

Posted:09/01/17

Miami-Beach CHC Awarded $150,000 from Health Foundation of South Florida to help expand capacity to provide primary health care services to low-income and medically underserved population in MDC

CDC’s “HIV Screening. Standard Care” Campaign - Provides tools for HIV screening, online training, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for both providers and patients, and more! 

Posted:08/25/17

Let your voice be heard. HealthHIV is launching the State of AIDS Service Organizations/Community-Based Organizations (ASO/CBO) National Survey & Online National ASO/CBO Directory

South Florida Gay News interview with Latinos Salud - Reporting on changes in HIV today & Latinos Salud's impact in the community

Miami Herald's Palette Magazine - Offering a detailed look at the HIV epidemic here in South Florida

Posted:08/18/17

Florida Medicaid Health Care Alert!

Posted:08/11/17

Please Read! Medicaid PAC Waiver Changes Coming Soon!

Office of Community Advocacy Newsletter

Posted:08/04/17

Invitation to attend the 2017 Legal Needs Forum. Click here to RSVP!

Please read! Important information on the Medicaid PAC Waiver

Posted:07/28/17

Invitation to Comment : Please share your thoughts on Retention and Recruitment efforts of PLWHAs to the Partnership

Posted:07/21/17

The AETC is launching the AETC National HIV Curriculum (NHC) offering free CME/CEU credits!

Posted:07/14/17

Washington DC reports a sharp decline in new HIV Infections—click here to read the full article!

Posted:07/07/17

NY Times: America’s Hidden HIV Epidemic

Posted:06/16/17

Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE) Forum

Posted:05/25/17

 

Two new HRSA resources released— click here for more

HealthHIV: ASP/CBO Leadership Webinars and Board Leadership Training

Posted:05/19/17

Want more information on the MDC Needle Exchange Program? Click here!

Posted:05/12/17

Latino Salud’s Kendall Location now open Monday-Friday. Click here for more information!

Posted:04/28/17

Check out preplocator.org to learn more about PrEP?

Posted:04/21/17

SAMHSA guidelines on successful transition from Jail and Prison

Check out Thebody.com for additional HIV/AIDS resources (for patients and professionals)

Posted:04/07/17

Spring 2017 Florida Medicaid Provider Bulletin now available

Posted:03/29/17

Care Resource: Building a Better Home To Further Serve Our Community

Posted:03/10/17

FDOH-MDC’s new HIV Rapid Testing Order Forms: OQ electronic order form

FDOH-MDC’s new HIV Rapid Testing Order Forms: CV electronic order form

Posted:03/03/17

Miami Beach Community Health Center received over $700K in free medical supplies from Direct Relief in 2016

Health Care Provider Notice: Immediately reported suspected Meningococcal Disease to the County Health Department

Posted:02/17/17

The Health Communicator’s Social Medial Toolkit

Posted:01/20/17

Health is Power Toolkit

The Health Communicator’s Social Medial Toolkit

Miami-Dade County Office of Community Advocacy updates

Posted:1/13/17

Legislation to help small businesses thrive through the veterans employment small business grant

Posted: 12/21/16

Legal Services of Greater Miami is moving to a new location

Posted:12/16/16

FDOH releases new HIV testing rules

Holiday closures for Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade County Office of Community Advocacy updates

Posted:12/9/16

HIV+ adults in care in Florida, 2009-2014

MDC Office of Community Advocacy update

Posted:11/18/16

Gang Alternative receives full accreditation from CARF

MDC Office of Community Advocacy update

Posted: 11/04/16

 

 

 

Patient Assistance Programs (PAP) Webpage on AIDSNET

  • Featuring: PAPs for local Ryan White Program prescription medications; Welvista Information; PAPs for HIV and Hepatitis, compiled by the Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC); Florida/Caribbean AETC Low Cost Pharmacy Comparison; FAETC Pharmacy Resources webpage; Partnership for Prescription Assistance and more!

Print It - Post It - Pass It Around
How do you stay informed about what′s going on in our community? "We like printed fliers!" That′s the message from Community Coalition Committee meeting participants who are members, clients, peer advocates and volunteers - many of whom don′t have personal computers or printers. Print It - Post It - Pass It Around is a quick link to printable fliers posted on aidsnet.org. Please take a look at these resources, post them in your agency and pass them around to clients. Let′s get the word out!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Please visit the FAQ page for answers to these Frequently Asked Questions: Where can I get tested for HIV?  Am I eligible for the Ryan White Program?  How do I apply for Ryan White Program services?  What are my rights and responsibilities as a Ryan White Program client?  Who selects my healthcare providers?  Who can I contact for Ryan White services outside Miami-Dade County?  Who can I contact for Ryan White services outside Florida?  Who should I contact if I have trouble getting services?  What other resources are available?

 

Patient Assistance Programs (PAP) Webpage on AIDSNET

  • Featuring: PAPs for local Ryan White Program prescription medications; Welvista Information; PAPs for HIV and Hepatitis, compiled by the Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC); Florida/Caribbean AETC Low Cost Pharmacy Comparison; FAETC Pharmacy Resources webpage; Partnership for Prescription Assistance and more!

Print It – Post It – Pass It Around
How do you stay informed about what′s going on in our community? “We like printed fliers!” That′s the message from Community Coalition Committee meeting participants who are members, clients, peer advocates and volunteers – many of whom don′t have personal computers or printers. Print It – Post It – Pass It Around is a quick link to printable fliers posted on aidsnet.org. Please take a look at these resources, post them in your agency and pass them around to clients. Let′s get the word out!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Please visit the FAQ page for answers to these Frequently Asked Questions: Where can I get tested for HIV?  Am I eligible for the Ryan White Program?  How do I apply for Ryan White Program services?  What are my rights and responsibilities as a Ryan White Program client?  Who selects my healthcare providers?  Who can I contact for Ryan White services outside Miami-Dade County?  Who can I contact for Ryan White services outside Florida?  Who should I contact if I have trouble getting services?  What other resources are available?
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