HIV/STD Prevention Program


Description

The goal of the HIV/STD Prevention Program is to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) by providing leadership and coordination throughout Sacramento County in relation to:

  • HIV/STD prevention and risk reduction through educational services
  • HIV/STD risk assessment and risk reduction counseling
  • HIV/STD screening
  • HIV/STD trainings and workshops

Services Provided

  • HIV antibody testing
  • Chlamydia and gonorrhea screening
  • Hepatitis C prevention and screening
  • Outreach activities
  • Technical assistance
  • Community involvement through the HIV Health Services Planning Council
  • County-wide HIV prevention activities
  • Social marketing campaigns
  • STD prevention and information

Program Staff

Program staff include a Program Coordinator, Heath Educators, and clerical support. Also, three subcontractors provide education about HIV prevention interventions, counseling, and testing throughout the county:

  • Cares Community Health
  • Golden Rule Services
  • Harm Reduction Services

To Qualify

​This program serves the following:
  • Men who have sex with men (MSM)
  • Injection drug users
  • Partners of injection drug users
  • Sex industry workers
  • Individuals on probation
  • People of color
  • Alcohol and drug recovery clients
  • High-risk youth and young adults
  • HIV positive individuals
  • HIV/STD service providers
  • Youth service providers
  • General population

Cost

​Not Applicable

Contact Information

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(916) 875-6022
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Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm