‘Test And Treat’ A Strong New Option For New HIV PatientsPeople who test positive for HIV can now get treatment the same day. No more waiting, they take can take the first pill when diagnosed.
Busy Doctors Embrace Routine HIV TestingMore physicians are recommending an HIV test during a patient’s routine visit, but DOH-Broward and the CDC would like more to be on board.
Why Wait? People Can Start Taking HIV Medicine The Day They Are DiagnosedResearch shows starting HIV medication quickly can help lower the amount of virus in your blood, helping you, loved ones & the community.
Hitting The Beach To Educate About HIVThird Annual Beach Blitz is major HIV prevention & education effort, FDOH in Broward increased condom distribution & conducting HIV surveys
HIV Activist Becomes Advocate For PrEPTruvada, a pre-exposure prophylaxis ("PrEP") lowers the risk of contracting HIV by blocking the virus from infecting the body.
Why Wait? People Can Start Taking HIV Medicine The Day They Are DiagnosedThe moment someone is diagnosed with HIV, it can feel like a clock starts ticking. Time’s wasting. So why waste time? Start taking medication right away.
PrEP – Preventing HIV With One Pill A DayNormally, you take medicine when you have an infection. But now you can take medicine to prevent an infection – specifically HIV.
Who Needs An HIV Test? EveryoneDon’t be surprised at your next annual checkup if your doctor says she’s giving you an HIV test.