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HIV/AIDS Program

Contact: Florida Health

The Pediatric HIV/AIDS Program provides services to babies, children, teens and youth less than 21 years old who have been exposed to or diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.

Through the CMS Plan, eligible children can receive a variety of services to help promote and improve healthy lifestyles and living with HIV/AIDS including the following:

  • Medical evaluations and treatment
  • Social services
  • Care coordination
  • Nutritional counseling

Educational programs are available to children and their families to learn more about HIV/AIDS and issues specifically related to children and families whose lives have been touched by HIV/AIDS.

These services are provided by a network of pediatric infectious disease specialists and referral centers, as well as community-based clinics, around the state. The HIV/AIDS Referral Centers are located in Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami, with satellite clinics at ten additional locations throughout Florida.

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Children under the age of 21 years enrolled in the CMS Plan that have been exposed to or have HIV/AIDS are eligible to participate in the HIV/AIDS Program. To be enrolled in the CMS Plan, children must meet the clinical and financial eligibility criteria mandated by Florida Statutes.
To find out if you are eligible to receive care from the CMS Plan HIV/AIDS Program, contact your child's primary care provider.