HIV/AIDS CARE — RYAN WHITE + PrEP
- We Can HelpLearn how Family Health Center can help people with HIV.
- HIV-AIDSLiving with HIV/AIDS? We can help!
- No money? No insurance? No judgement. Let us help!
- PrEPPrEP can help you stay protected. Learn more.
- Nowhere to turn? Turn to Family Health Center
Family Health Center is proud to offer services for patients living with HIV/AIDS — regardless of whether they have money or insurance.
The Ryan White Program: The Ryan White Program is a federally funded initiative designed to provide comprehensive support to individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Established in honor of Ryan White, a teenager who faced discrimination due to his HIV status, the program aims to ensure that those affected by HIV/AIDS receive the necessary medical care and support, regardless of their financial circumstances. Covering a range of services from medical care to housing assistance, the Ryan White Program plays a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for its beneficiaries and bridging the gap in HIV care across the nation.
PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis): PrEP, or Pre-exposure Prophylaxis, is a preventive measure for individuals who are at high risk of contracting HIV. It involves taking a daily medication that significantly reduces the risk of HIV infection. When taken consistently and correctly, PrEP can decrease the risk of HIV transmission through sexual contact by about 99%. It serves as a powerful tool in the fight against HIV, especially when combined with other preventive methods like condoms. By offering a proactive approach to HIV prevention, PrEP empowers individuals to take control of their health and safeguard their future.
Utilizing the PCMH Model, FHC provides comprehensive primary care and preventive medicine for the whole family, including:
More resources about HIV/AIDS:
- The Health Resource Services Administration: https://ryanwhite.hrsa.gov/
- Project CHEE (Communities Helping to End the Epidemic: https://chcams.org/project-chee-communities-helping-to-end-the-epidemic-chcams/
- Ready, Set, PrEP: https://www.hiv.gov/federal-response/ending-the-hiv-epidemic/prep-program-resources