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Orlando Advocates Raise HIV Awareness

Orlando Advocates Raise HIV Awareness Orlando advocates raise HIV awareness through a variety of new, groundbreaking projects. National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) February 7th brings into sharp focus the importance of these pioneering approaches to address the HIV epidemic in Central Florida. NBHAAD is a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora and is held [...]

Publix Reverses Course; Covers PrEP

In an unexpected but welcomed move, Publix reverses course; covers PrEP. Less than 24 hours after Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith met with Publix officials regarding their controversial decision to not cover PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) in their insurance, Publix is reversing course and will expand coverage to include PrEP. Publix made the announcement by responding to comments on several of its social media platforms. On Twitter [...]

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 [...]

2017 HIV MEDICATION GUIDE

2017 HIV Medication Guide Here is POZ Magazines 2017 HIV Medication Guide for quick reference to HIV medication options. We've come a long way in the treatment of HIV. Today, there are many safe and effective drugs on the market that are easy to take and have fewer side effects. It's very important to get onto treatment as [...]

National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day 2017

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 [...]

Florida HIV Needs Assessment

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

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

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

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

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 [...]