National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day 2017 National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) was February 7th, 2017. NBHAAD a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora. NBHAAD was founded in 1999 as a national response to the growing HIV and AIDS epidemic in [...]
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What is the Florida HIV Needs Assessment? The Florida HIV Needs Assessment is a survey conducted by the Florida Department of Health (DOH). The survey asks people living with HIV in Florida questions about their healthcare. It only takes about 5 minutes and is completely anonymous. It is an opportunity for People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) to share their [...]
8 Tips To Help Medically Prepare for a Hurricane Here are 8 tips to help medically prepare for a hurricane. Hurricanes can be incredibly destructive bringing lots of wind and rain over an extended period of time. Orlando Immunology Center wants to ensure that you are medically prepared in the event Central Florida finds itself [...]
New PrEP Study 5/19/17 UPDATE - This is an ongoing study but enrollment has closed. Orlando Immunology Center is excited to announce a new study for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) This study is to evaluate if a once daily investigational medicine can help reduce the risk of HIV infection from sex. You [...]
Big Gay Brunch In conjunction with Come Out with Pride 2016, Big Gay Brunch presented by Orlando Immunology Center, will feature an amazing brunch spread, bottomless mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar, entertainment and special surprise performances. Eat, drink and come out with pride! Come join us and get your tickets today!!
Free Counseling Resource Guide [Updated 6/22/16] Click Here for the Orlando Immunology Center Free Counseling Resource Guide Updated 6/22/16 at 9:05am Orlando Immunology Center has created this Free Counseling Resource Guide for a quick reference to counseling services. OIC is incredibly saddened by the horrible mass shooting in our own community at Pulse Nightclub. Our OIC family sends [...]
OneBlood, the local blood center, is grieving the loss of one of its own team members, Rodolfo Ayala Ayala, who sadly was among the victims of the tragic mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. OIC sends love and prayers to the family, friends and OneBlood as they morn the horrible loss of someone so special. [...]
The first hospital is approved to perform organ transplants from HIV Positive donors. In a first that gives HIV-infected patients yet another chance for long lives, surgeons at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center have transplanted a kidney and a liver from a dead donor who was HIV-positive into two HIV-positive recipients. The transplant surgeries, which used [...]
June 5, 2016 marks the 35th Anniversary of the first documented case of HIV/AIDS in America. The Presidents statement today specifically mentions treatment as prevention (TasP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as "revolutionary tools" highlighting their importance to ending the epidemic.
Today, June 5th, is HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day. It "celebrates those who have defied the odds by living with HIV for decades. Our focus is on ensuring that HIV Long-Term Survivors and Older Adults Living with HIV are not invisible and forgotten in the current HIV dialogue."