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Largest and Longest-Running-HIV/AIDS Coalition Calls for Scale-Up of PrEP

ATLANTA — The largest and longest-running national coalition of community-based HIV/AIDS organizations, the AIDS United Public Policy Committee (PPC) — which covers jurisdictions that include more than two-thirds of people living with HIV/AIDS — calls for the scale-up of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. PrEP, a breakthrough in biomedical HIV prevention, involves a once-daily medication that when taken as directed, reduces the risk of HIV infection by upwards of 90%.

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AID Atlanta Announces Expansion of its New Health Center!

The AID Atlanta Health Center expands to provide:

  • Full Comprehensive Primary Care
  • Chronic Disease Management in Patient Centered Medical Home environment
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • On-site pharmacy
  • Appointments available
  • Medicare and Medicaid accepted
  • Sliding fee scale available
  • Ancillary medical services such as lab, X-ray and ultrasound


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Are You at High Risk for Serious Illness from Flu?

(From the CDC) Some people are at high risk for serious flu complications, including young children, older people, pregnant women and people with certain health conditions. Flu vaccination and the correct use of influenza antiviral medications is very important for those people.

Influenza, commonly called the "flu," is a contagious viral infection that mostly affects the respiratory system — your nose, throat and lungs. Symptoms of the flu can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people may also have vomiting and diarrhea.

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