Quiz urges HIV-positive Illinoisans to get in care, stay in care and live well

Illinois HIV Care Connect has introduced the HIV #StayinCare Quiz to raise awareness of the topic of staying in care, also known as “retention in care.”

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Illinois Convenes Group to Develop a Plan to Get to Zero HIV Infections

Group including people living with HIV, advocates, service providers and government officials met to explore a plan to dramatically impact the course of the HIV epidemic in Illinois

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HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Getting to Zero

Archived Webinars: HIV Billing and Coding for Public Health

The HIV Billing Project hosted a two-part webinar on billing and coding on July 7 & 14, 2016.

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IPHA AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted

Individuals are needed to serve as IPHA AmeriCorps Members for 11 month term of service at various health agencies across Illinois

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Chicago Tribune Article on Budget Impasse Effects on HIV in Illinois (featuring IPHA)

Jeffery Erdman provides comments on budget impasse effects on HIV programs

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Archived Webinars: HIV Credentialing and Contracting for Public Health

Understand what HIV credentialing and contracting is, including key steps involved for public health.

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HRSA Funding Opportunity To Support Leadership Training For People Living With HIV

3 year program will support the development and delivery of training programs for people of color living with HIV of all ages

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HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Health Equity Funding

Check Illinois' ratings for 10 policies/practices in CDC’s Prevention Status Reports

The CDC's Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) highlight—for all 50 states and the District of Columbia—the status of public health policies and practices designed to address 10 important public health problems.

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AIDS Foundation of Chicago Denounces Gov. Rauner’s Proposed Cuts to HIV and Related Programs and Services

AFC urges passage of a positive budget to ensure essential services continue.

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Windy City Times Publishes Article About Illinois HIV Care Connect Program

The article highlights the connection between good mental health and achieving viral suppression

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HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Mental Health Media

IDPH Announces PrEP4Illinois Website

Website provides visitors with valuable information about PrEP with links to additional resources from the CDC as well as the PrEP4Love Campaign

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IL HIV Care Connect publishes mental health website content

Illinois HIV Care Connect publishes new, educational website content reinforcing the importance of good mental health among people living with HIV.

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World AIDS Day is December 1st

CDC's Act Against AIDS Campaign provides ways to commemorate World AIDS Day

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AIDS Foundation of Chicago Submits Recommendations to HHS Regarding Affordable Care Act

AFC provides comments to help make sure anti-discrimination is a reality for all people, especially those living with HIV/AIDS

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Health Equity Policy & Legislative Committee HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Legislation

HIV/STD Conference Evaluation and App

HIV/STD Conference Evaluation

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Former Peace Corps volunteer to present on HIV stigmas

Former Peace Corps volunteer, Larisa Ozeryansky will present on the stigmas that follow HIV positive patients at the Illinois HIV/STD Conference

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UIH Reference Laboratory offers special testing package

UIH to offer low cost laboratory testing package for Chlamydia/Gonorrhea/Trichomonas.

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Juan Calderon awarded Local Public Health Champion during Hispanic Heritage Month

This year’s Local Public Health Champion for Cook County was our HIV Care Connect Consultant, Juan Calderon.

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Awards Health Equity HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Staff

STI Lab Processing Agreement

IPHA is pleased to announce an agreement with Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, LLC (MDL), that will offer Illinois local health departments and state clinics special discounted pricing for sexually transmitted infection (STI) lab processing.

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Health Administration Press Releases HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis

Representative Sue Scherer shows her support at recent HIV Care Connect exhibit

Representative Sue Scherer shows her support at recent HIV Care Connect exhibit

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IPHA’s HIV Care Connect and ADAP Outreach Project featured in Peoria newspaper

An article by Chris Wade, IPHA's HIV Outreach Coordinator, was recently published in “Traveler Weekly,” Peoria’s oldest African-American newspaper.

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HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis

The HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis section of IPHA is to promote the development of public health efforts to prevent the further spread of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and viral Hepatitis and to enhance the lives of people living with these conditions in Illinois.