Tag: HIV

Aetna letters reveal customers’ HIV status

Aetna insurance company reportedly sent thousands of customers letters that revealed their HIV-positive status through a small window on the envelopes. Aetna officials said the letters, sent to about 12,000 people on July 28,...

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Anchia files PrEP information bill

State Rep. Rafael Anchia filed HB2006 to require that anyone who receives a negative HIV test result will be provided with information about PrEP — pre-exposure prophylaxis — to prevent transmission of HIV in the future.

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New food pantry open

The new Resource Center Food Pantry is open at 2701 Reagan St. Volunteers stocked shelves on Sunday (May 1) to get the pantry ready to open today.

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New study: PrEP could prevent 168,000 new HIV infections

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new research today, Feb. 24, showing that reaching the National HIV/AIDS Strategy targets for HIV testing and treatment and expanding the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) could prevent 185,000 new HIV infections in the U.S. by 2020, a 70 percent reduction in new infections.

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