National Transgender HIV Testing Day Social at Wang’s in the Desert April 18, 5-6:30pm (FREE)

At the National Transgender HIV Testing Day Social, you’ll notice attention being paid to HIV testing, prevention and treatment among transgender people. But what you might not be expecting is an emphasis on community building, mutual support, and performances by some of Coachella Valley’s top trans talent. Transgender women have 49 times the odds of […]

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Dine Out for Life – April 26, 2018 Local Restaurants Lead Fundraising in North America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Henke shenke@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8401 Dine Out for Life –  April 26, 2018 Local Restaurants Lead Fundraising in North America PALM SPRINGS, CA (April 4, 2018)  More than 70 generous restaurants across the Coachella Valley will ‘Make One Meal Matter’ on April 26 when they participate in Dining Out for Life […]

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Ask Dr. Foltz at Revivals Palm Springs Wednesday, March 28 6-7 (FREE)

Navigating through today’s strategies for your best health. PrEP and PeP have taken a lot of the worry out of living and loving today, but what about managing your health overall? Regular access to a primary care physician specializing in internal medicine plus infectious diseases means you can trust he has your complete health in […]

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D.A.P. Support Letter for SB 1021

Senator Ed Hernandez Chair, Senate Health Committee State Capitol Room 2191 Sacramento, CA 95814 Re: SB 1021 (Wiener) – Support As Introduced, January 29, 2018 Dear Senator Hernandez: Desert AIDS Project is pleased to support SB 1021 (Wiener), which will ensure consumers have access to vital medications by keeping existing consumer protections on prescription drug […]

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Contact Your Senators!

Take action now to show your support for health centers! Contact your Senators in Congress to ask them to support your Health Center by co-signing the Health Center Funding Dear Colleague Letter. By co-signing the letter your Members of Congress publicly show their support for continued funding for the Health Centers Program. The more signatures on […]

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Hepatitis Center of Excellence

The Hepatitis Center of Excellence, located at Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.), is designed to address a serious and growing need for Hepatitis care in the local community.  D.A.P. works in collaboration with Desert Oasis Healthcare (DOHC) to staff the Center with Infectious Disease Physicians and Pharmacists who specialize in Hepatitis care. Located at D.A.P.’s main […]

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Desert AIDS Project Offers Medical Home to Residents of Sanctuary Palm Springs

For Immediate Release Contact: Jack Bunting, PR Specialist Tel: (760) 656-8472 Email: jbunting@desertaidsproject.org Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) announced an alliance with Sanctuary Palm Springs (SPS), a transitional residential program providing housing and independent life skills for foster youth who are 18-to-21 years old. Residents will be able to turn to D.A.P. for their medical, dental, mental […]

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D.A.P. Leadership Presents Infectious Disease Findings at Worldwide Forum

D.A.P.’s own David Morris MD and Matt Moran MSN, ANP-BC, presented their research at the prestigious Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), happening this week in Boston. CROI brings together top clinical researchers from around the world to share important developments and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious […]

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31st Annual Palm Springs Black History Month Parade & Town Fair

Saturday, February 24 11am-6pm (FREE) This year’s parade will begin at Alejo and Palm Canyon Drive at 11am, and end at Arenas around noon. This year’s grand marshall is Capitol Records recording artist Alvin Taylor. From there, join us at Frances Stevens Park (Alejo Road between Indian Canyon Dr. and Palm Canyon Dr.) for performances, […]

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Undetectable = Untransmittable at The Corridor (Courtyard Area) Thursday, Feb. 22 5-7 (FREE)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) verified in September that achieving viral suppression continuously for six months with antiretroviral therapy will prevent HIV transmission. But Bruce Richman, executive director of Prevention Access Campaign, had been telling people that for a while. Come hear Richman talk about Prevention Access Campaign’s efforts to get the […]

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