The HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs concentrate on reducing transmission in Butler, Darke, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Warren counties. This is facilitated by increasing the number of people who are aware of their HIV status, increasing community STD screenings and treatment per CDC guidance, increasing awareness and linkage to care, promoting health equities, community planning, increasing community and provider knowledge of HIV treatment, prevention, epidemiology, and effective policies.
- Free anonymous and confidential HIV testing
- Uses the OraQuick Rapid test that provides results in just 20 minutes
- Free confidential Hepatitis C testing
- o Uses the OraQuick Rapid test that provides results in just 20 minutes
- Free Syphilis testing
- Free pregnancy testing
- Partner notification services
- HIV/STD evidenced based educational interventions
- Linkage to HIV care
- Mobile HIV counseling, testing and referral
- Distribution of safer sex kits
- Distribution of bleach kits
- Street based outreach
- State of Ohio HIV/STD Prevention Information
Free condoms are available to be mailed directly, and discreetly, to your home if you meet certain criteria. For more information, go to http://ohiv.org/negative-or-unsure/
This site contains HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences.
HIV/AIDS Prevention Committee
The HIV/AIDS Prevention Committee (HAPC) meets the first Thursday of every other month starting in January at:Dr. Charles R. Drew Health Center
1323 W. Third St.
Meeting starts at 3:30 pm.
Call (937) 496-7133 for more information.
The following documents are available to download and view offline:
Public Health Mobile Unit
The Public Health Mobile Unit (PHMU), operated out of the HIV Intervention Services, is one of the most innovative ways of providing street-based services for the hard to reach populations. The PHMU currently offers free Rapid HIV testing, safer sex kits, blood pressure and blood glucose screenings. In addition, individuals can pick up educational materials relating to various health issues.
Fact Sheets from the CDC
- Syphilis Fact Sheet
- Gonorrhea Fact Sheet
- Chlamydia Fact Sheet
- HIV/STD Fact Sheet
- Trichomoniasis Fact Sheet
- Herpes Fact Sheet
- Genital HPV Fact Sheet
Anyone can learn more about STDs and how to prevent them by researching information on the Internet or by stopping by the local HIV or STD Clinic to pick up educational materials which are free of charge.
To obtain educational information, visit Public Health’s HIV or STD Clinic.