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California: AIDS Grant Boosts Outreach and Testing

January 14, 2014

This article was reported by the Marin Independent Journal.

The Marin Independent Journal reported the award of a $98,000 county contract for HIV outreach and testing services to the Marin AIDS Project in San Rafael, Calif., funded from CDC grant monies. The program includes a staffed hotline and provides free and confidential HIV testing, home-based healthcare, medical case management, mental health counseling and psychiatric services, transportation assistance, a food pantry, a needle exchange program, benefits advocacy, and emergency financial assistance. Throughout 2012-13, the agency assisted 181 individuals with benefits advocacy, and provided case management to 162 individuals and mental health services to 65 people.

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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