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Prevention Of Aids In Lucas County Ohio

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Lucas County Confronts Rise in Syphilis Cases

Syphilis cases have been increasing in Lucas County since 2007, a trend that health officials say they have seen across Ohio. The county has reported 15 syphilis cases so far this year, most of them early cases. In 2008, the county reported 35... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Programs Cut

Among the $198.3 million in new state budget cuts announced by Gov. Ted Strickland's office Tuesday, HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs were cut by $400,452; abstinence and adoption education programs were cut by $300,000; county mental... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Grant to Help Prevent HIV/AIDS

The Youngstown City Board of Health received $300,602 from the Ohio Department of Health to provide HIV/AIDS prevention services in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties this year, the same amount as last year. Health Commissioner Neil Altman... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Ohio specific employment rights

I am curoius about the specificity of the laws of individual states regarding the ADA and other protective measures. My friend has yet to tell his employer of his HIV status, but plans to do so after returning to work after an extensive hospital...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
There are two resources in Ohio you can contact: (1) Columbus AIDS Task Force (614) 488-2437; and (2) Cleveland Bar Association Volunteer Program (216) 696-3525. Either agency can answer your questions about ADA and state laws or refer you to a... Read more »

Finding mental health care in Duval County, FL

I would like to know if there are any counselors in Duval County FL with a specialty in HIV. Also specialty dealing with serodiscordant couples. I have had so many doors/phones slammed in my face or no response at all. I have insurance and need...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. Finding a therapist, especially one with expertise in HIV/AIDS, can be a complex process. A good match will be highly individualized. I don't know of anyone specific but I think you could get some leads from the <a... Read more »

Does this make sense? in Hudson County

Dear Dr. Pierone:I currently have a general practicioner to assist with treating my HIV status. I currently have been taking Sustiva, Kaletra and Epivir for a year and a half. My counts for that time period has continually declined from 340 to 140...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Your situation is not straight-forward and management should really be directed by a clinician who is well versed in HIV medicine. It can be assumed that you have drug resistant virus and results of previous resistance... Read more »

Running out of options in Hudson County

Dear Doctor:I've been HIV+ coming into my 24th year. I have been on Kaletra, Sustiva and Epivir for a year and a half. Before taking the medication I've mentioned my T-cell count was 340 with a 50,000 viral load. As of today my counts are...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
In order to attempt to answer your question, or any like it, one would need to know more information regarding your previous treatment history, what your viral load response was to previous therapy, as well as results of any resistance testing that... Read more »
Connect With Others

i am willing to speak out in toledo ohio

Posted by Anonymous
I am a married straight white male in toledo ohio. I have been living with AIDS sence the week of 9-11-2001. I have been speaking to groups about prevention of STD'S. I have a very powerfull story to tell. If you would like me to speak at your... Read more »

Northwest Ohio

Posted by AIDS2HIV
Im 37 yr old , straight, Family man with AIDS...willing to tell my story,and speak of Safe sex &amp; STI prevention to youth groups,church groups, schools or anyone else. If i can be of any assistance to anyone please dont hesitate to ask. God Bless... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Volunteers Needed in Ohio

Posted by Anonymous
The Minority AIDS Network of Ohio is seeking passionate volunteers to fight HIV/AIDS in communites of color around Ohio. We're searching for volunteers to assist in fundraising, event planning, office administration and peer counseling. Please... Read more »

hiv+ and looking in ohio

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am hiv+ and just wondering if there was any women that would like to chat and maby go out sometime to dinner. i am in toledo ohio and would like to meet o hiv+ woman for friendship and talk. Read more »