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15 05, 2018

FDA Approves PrEP for Adolescents

FDA Approves PrEP for Adolescents May 15, 2018 Gilead Sciences announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Truvada to reduce the risk of contracting HIV in vulnerable adolescent individuals. Truvada is the medication component of the HIV prevention medical regimen called "PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) ". The PrEP medical regimen includes regular doctor visits, labs, HIV prevention education and taking 1 pill [...]

3 02, 2018

Reports: Publix Denying Employees Access to HIV Prevention PrEP

Multiple sources are claiming that Publix is denying employees access to the HIV prevention regimen PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis). The PrEP regimen includes regular doctor visits, labs, HIV prevention education and taking 1 pill once a day. It can be up to 99% effective at preventing HIV transmission and is recommended by the Center for [...]

5 10, 2016

8 Tips to Help Medically Prepare For a Hurricane

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 [...]

17 06, 2016

Free Counseling Resource Guide

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 [...]

10 03, 2016

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, sponsored by the Office of Women’s Health of the Department of Health and Human Services, is observed on March 10. The goals of this event are to raise awareness about the need for all women, especially pregnant women, to be tested and treated for HIV. HIV remains an [...]

7 03, 2016

Dr. DeJesus Named Favorite Health Care Professional in Watermark’s WAVE Awards

Edwin DeJesus, M.D. Thank you for voting Edwin DeJesus, M.D., as your choice for Favorite Health Care Professional in Central Florida in Watermark’s WAVE Awards. “I am honored to be recognized by the Watermark readers with this WAVE Award, and I accept it in the name of our wonderful, caring and dedicated staff,” [...]

22 02, 2016

Dr. DeJesus’s Daily News Capsule

Follow Edwin DeJesus, M.D., as he reports from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston, Massachusetts this week. He is presenting several times and will be reporting in each day. Edwin DeJesus, M.D. Day 1: February 22 Greetings everyone from beautiful Boston, where this year’s 23rd CROI, or Conference on Retroviruses and [...]

5 02, 2016

Dr. DeJesus Finalist for the Watermark’s WAVE Award

Our very own Dr. Edwin DeJesus is a finalist for the Watermark’s WAVE Award for Favorite Health Care Professional. One of the most hard working physicians around, Dr. DeJesus is committed to assisting those in the community! To vote by computer, go to watermarkonline.com To vote on the web browser on your phone, use this link. [...]

3 02, 2016

CDC Confirms That The Zika Virus Can Be Sexually Transmitted

If you’ve consumed any piece of news in the last week, you may have heard about an outbreak of the Zika virus. Warnings urged pregnant women to avoid travel to areas with a large number of cases due to possible birth defects. It was originally believed that the Zika virus could only be transmitted from [...]

15 01, 2016

5 Things You Should Know About PrEP

PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis and is a preventative option for people who do not have HIV, but are at a high risk of contracting HIV. The word “prophylaxis” means to prevent or control the spread of an infection or disease. PrEP is a pill that contains two medicines that are also used to treat [...]