Prevention

The Prevention Department consists of the education and testing program.

Education Program

HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction Education

The education program is concerned with raising HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and social concern. HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction education sessions consist of HIV/AIDS/STD 101 and Prevention skills.

HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction Education presentations are available to schools, churches, drug treatment facilities, youth groups and any other groups interested in education sessions. If you would like to schedule an HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction Education presentation, please contact Rise Silas at 574-293-9743.

Information relating to HIV infection and transmission, as well as crisis intervention, is also available to the general public Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., through our toll free Hotline: 1-800-388-AIDS.

The education program is also available for health fairs and community events and plan awareness events for HIV holidays such as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, National HIV Testing Day, and World AIDS Day.

We also provide information on: Risk behaviors in transmission, reading materials and videos relevant to HIV/AIDS, and articles/materials regarding HIV drug therapies.

Remember that PREVENTION is the KEY to ending this disease!!!!!

To gain additional knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission, here are some links that might help:

"The Body" HIV/AIDS Information Resource
U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Other Programs

Women and AIDS Coalition

The Women and AIDS Coalition represents organizations and concerned members of the community. Coalition members plan, organize, and implement the annual Women & AIDS Conference. Conference topics have included HIV/AIDS/STD 101, Prevention Skills, Balancing HIV and Womanhood, Body Image, and Resources in our Community. Many members have served on the coalition for more than 15 years!

Announcements

Thanks to everyone who came out to support the AIDS Walk.

Golf Outing is May 13th at 1pm at Juday Creek





Events

Rock the Rooftop
Ultrafab to play at August Rock the Roof
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Golf Outing
Come golf at Juday Creek on May 12th!
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