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Prevention Program

HIV/AIDS

Welcome to the Prevention Hompage.

June 27th is National HIV HIV/AIDS Testing Day

HIV Testing dat June 27th


More than 1.2 million people are living with HIV in the U.S. with about one in eight of those that are unaware of their infections. With early diagnosis, individuals can be placed in treatment and care resulting in better health outcomes. To obtain more information on NHTD activities in your local area, please review the list of event for dates, times, and locations throughout the State of Florida. All 67 of Florida’s counties is committed to Stopping the Spread of HIV through high impact prevention and intervention.Take the Test, Take Control

*Note: This page contains materials in the Portable Document Format (PDF).  The free Adobe Reader may be required to view these files

  • Testing and Counseling
  • Linkage
  • Interventions
  • Community Engagement
  • Innovation Central
  • Resources and Materials
Testing and Counseling
Oversees Florida’s HIV counseling and testing programs, including the Expanded Testing Initiative (ETI) and Social Network Strategies (SNS). Maintains the Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) sites database, 500/501 counselor training, and other CTR resources.
Linkage
Client centered linkage to care and treatment for those who are HIV+. The programs include the Corrections Program, Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI), and Targeted Outreach for Pregnant Women Act (TOPWA).
Interventions
Assistance with HIV/AIDS prevention interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), high-risk negative persons and American Indian populations. Assesses community need and coordinates intervention and capacity building trainings, condom distribution, outreach, and maintains the educational materials database, and provides information on PrEP
The Community Engagement Team works to support HIV prevention through media campaigns, the HIV/AIDS hotline, Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) for health departments and community-based organizations (CBOs), various statewide mobilization initiatives, and community planning.
Highlights the best of the best practices for HIV Prevention activities, strategies, and interventions submitted by health department and community-based organization partners
Prevention Provider Contract Manual, HIV 101 DVD requests, brochures, logos, palm cards, posters, forms and other resources and materials available for download.