Let’s be safe! Wash your hands, Wear a Mask, Stay 6ft apart!

Update on COVID-19 

AID Atlanta cares deeply about the health and well-being of our clients, patients, members, volunteers, and staff. AID Atlanta has adopted physical distancing practices with specific attention to our mission-based programs. 

Wellness Center: HIV Testing, STI Screening, PrEP Education and Therapeutic Treatment

During the pandemic, we’ve made great efforts to ensure that patients still receive the quality of care and services needed to help them live healthier lives while maintaining their safety and that of our staff. To keep you informed about the measures we’ve taken, here are just some of the things we’ve implemented:

  • Mandatory COVID 19 screenings, including daily temperature checks, screening questionnaires completed for all staff, patients and visitors coming to our physical locations in Midtown and Newnan.
  • Protective safety shields have been installed at reception counters, the pharmacy counter and HIV/STI testing areas
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout the building and masks are mandatory for all.
  • Comprehensive HIV Health care services are being provided via telehealth and in-person appointments.
  • HIV/STI testing and treatment is being provided following CDC guidelines for patient contact and social distancing.
  • HIV and STI screens are being conducted allowing 6 people at a time. After you check-in you will be asked to wait in your car for a callback/text message.
  • Our AHF pharmacies are open, with free delivery/mail order and in-person medication pick up options.
  • Case management, mental health, and medication assistance programs are being provided through telehealth and in-person visits.
  • Our Georgia HIV/AIDS Infoline remains open as a critical resource for callers (800) 551-2728
Health Care Center (HCC) and Pharmacy

  • You may call 470-283-7349 for questions regarding your upcoming appointment (1605 Peachtree St. NE). For the Newnan location contact 770-252-5418. If you are experiencing fever, flu-like symptoms, coughing, shortness of breath, etc., please call the Nurse Advice line at 888-993-2880 to discuss treatment options.
  • Pharmacy hours are 9am-6pm. If you have a question about tour medication, call 404-879-3990. 
  • Current and New prospective patients of the Healthcare Clinic can call 470-283-7349 and follow the prompts. Choose Prompt #2 for “The Appointment Center”. This will direct you to a live Call Center specialist who can schedule an appointment or take a message for the HCC staff about other issues you are contacting the HCC about. An email message from the Call Center will be sent to the staff who will follow up with you as soon as possible.
Client Services: Case Management, Housing Assistance, AIDS Drug Assistance (ADAP), Health Insurance Continuation Program (HICP), Behavioral Health

  • Contact the Information Hotline at 800-551-2728 if you need the number to your case manager, patient benefits specialist, or behavioral health specialist.
  • Clients seeking housing assistance should contact your case manager, HOPE Atlanta central intake at 404-574-1693, or for more information call 404-870-7801. 
For more additional information about AID Atlanta services, or other HIV/STI services across the State, please contact the Georgia Information/Hotline which is operated by AID Atlanta at 800-551-2728.


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Additional resources:

CDC – Info on COVID-19
WHO – advice for the public: Myth busters
The Body - What You Need to Know About the coronavirus and HIV
POZ.com



 

CONTACT US

General Information: (404) 870-7700
STI Testing: (404) 870-7741
Volunteer: (404) 870-7764
Comment Line: (404) 872-0600
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