D.A.P. Revises HIV Prevention Guidelines

Desert AIDS Project revises its prevention guidelines in light of support for new research

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Join the fight to save health care for people living with HIV and viral hepatitis!

Congress is rushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as soon as President-Elect Donald Trump takes office. Congress does not have a replacement health care plan and there is no guarantee that millions of Americans will continue to have access to quality, affordable health care. Low-income people living with HIV and viral hepatitis are […]

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Patient’s Bill of Rights

YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO Be treated in a respectful manner that honors your dignity and privacy. Not be discriminated against in the delivery of health care treatment based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability or source of payment. Know the reason for tests and treatment and […]

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You May Have Received a WRONG Transition Letter from the State

Desert AIDS Project just received notice that Riverside County Healthcare (RCHC) and Arrowcare members were sent a “60-day letter” from the California State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) dated November 1st explaining the transition to Medi-Cal. DHCS has said the letters sent to Riverside and San Bernardino County residents could have contained incorrect information […]

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Funding for California HIV/AIDS Research Program in the University of California budget

Desert AIDS Project, along with several other AIDS service organizations and other state organizations that provide healthcare and HIV/AIDS prevention services, is part of the California HIV Alliance to advocate on HIV/AIDS legislative issues in California. Much of this advocacy centers around budgetary issues regarding state HIV/AIDS programs and funding, like the California HIV/AIDS Research […]

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The year in HIV legislation

2011 saw quite a few positive steps in the fight against HIV/AIDS with the signing of six HIV-related bills. In terms of HIV Prevention, four bills were signed into law by Governor Brown. These include SB 41, AB 604, AB 1382 and SB 422. Earlier this year, DAP applauded the inclusion of SB 41 (Yee) […]

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Governor Brown signs legislation supporting prevention of HIV, other STDs

Just last week, Governor Brown signed quite a few pieces of legislation into law. Some of the ones we’re most excited about include: SB 41 – Authorization of pharmacy sale of syringes to adults SB 41, authored by Assemblymember Yee and co-sponsored by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and others, is a stepping stone to […]

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State Budget & Cuts: June 2011

Governor Jerry Brown and state officials are still in the midst of approving a state budget for 2011-2012. After attempting to approve an unbalanced budget that resulted in State Controller John Chiang withholding pay from lawmakers, the situation does not seem to be improving. California is facing a $10-billion dollar deficit and several budget proposals […]

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy: 1 Year Later

It’s hard to believe it will be one year since the National HIV/AIDS Strategy was released on July 13th. In the past twelve months, ADAP waiting lists across the nation have risen above 8,000 and Desert AIDS Project has experienced unprecedented need from our client base. The rough economy has not spared HIV-positive individuals from […]

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