In History: Medicare and Medicaid Celebrates the 55th Anniversary

On July 30, 1965, Medicare and Medicaid programs were establish when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the legislation them into law. This year marks the 55th anniversary of these important healthcare programs and they have continued to protect the health and well-being of millions of families, saving lives, and improving the economic security in the United States. To […]
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Congratulations to SF HIV FOG for acceptance of their AIDS2020 Abstract

PRC would like to congratulation the San Francisco HIV Frontline Organizing Group (SF HIV FOG) for the acceptance of their AIDS2020 abstract: CREATING A PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY OF FRONTLINE WORKERS AS AN INNOVATIVE METHOD TO IMPROVE THE CARE OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS. Below is the poster which was shown at the virtual AIDS2020 conference, July […]
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COVID-19 ADAP Update from the California Department of Public Health Office of AIDS

For all participants whose enrollment expired or was set to expire before August 30, 2020 ADAP & PrEP-AP has extended eligibility to August 31, 2020 OA-HIPP, EB-HIPP & MDPP enrollments have been extended through September 30, 2020 New ADAP applicants can reach out by phone or email to an enrollment worker Find an Enrollment Worker Site here […]
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HEALTH TIP: U = U Got Questions?

U = U means undetectable equals untransmittable. This slogan refers to the fact that there is effectively no risk of sexually transmitting HIV when the virus is reduced to undetectable levels. An undetectable viral load for people living with HIV means they will not transmit HIV to their partners. Active engagement in treatment as prevention […]
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Stay the Course, the Fight is Not Over! – – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Across the United States on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, there will be individuals and organizations participating in National Black HIV/Aids Awareness Day to promote HIV education, testing, community involvement and treatment in black communities. This year’s theme is “Stay the Course, the Fight is Not Over!” Education The statistics show there is a need for this day […]
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HEALTH CARE TIP: Adult Dental Benefits

Adult dental benefits were fully restored to Midi-Cal recipients effective January 1, 2018, as part of the 2017-2018 Budget Act. Now major services such as partial dentures, root canals on back teeth and gum treatment are covered. Along with an array of general maintenance services such as cleanings, x-rays and fillings and more, Western Center […]
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Take Three Actions to Fight the Flu

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stressed the need to have a defense against the influenza (the Flu) this season. With three more weeks of the regular flu season, here are three ways the CDC recommends to fight the flu. #1 Get a Flu Shot This is the first and most important step in […]
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Importance of the First Premium Payment for 2018 Health Coverage

First, the deadline to enroll for 2018 health coverage is Wednesday, January 31, 2018, so enroll now. Once signed up for a 2018 health plan through the marketplace, it is very important to pay the first month’s premium on time to activate coverage. If there are issues paying the first month’s premium payment in full, […]
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