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Being HIV Positive & Parenting Blog

BEING HIV POSITIVE & PARENTING U=U & Medical Adherence: Undetectable = Untransmittable means that a person living with HIV who follows their treatment plan and maintains an undetectable viral load cannot transmit HIV to their sexual...

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HIV Testing Blog

What is HIV? Why is it important to get tested and how often? HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases. It is spread...

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H2H Men’s HIV Support Group: Join Now!

Are you a man in the DMV living with HIV and need someone to talk to? At Heart to Hand, Inc. we want to support you in any way that we can! Join us for the Men’s HIV Support Group that meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month! For more...

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Linkage to Care Blog: PrEP vs. PEP

PrEP and PEP Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. The word “prophylaxis” means to prevent or control the spread of an infection or disease.  PrEP is ultimately a way for people who do not have HIV but...

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Linkage to Care Social Media Takeover: STI Blog

Ryan White The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program was named for a courageous young man named Ryan White who was diagnosed with AIDS following a blood transfusion in December 1984. Ryan White was diagnosed at age 13 while living in Kokomo, Indiana and...

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