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Updated 4/18/14

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Get Tested Miami Beach: A United Public Health Initiative to Save Lives

Issue Brief: Trans Populations and HIV: Time to End the Neglect
Posted 4/18/14

United Healthcare Does 180 Degree on Mail Order Pharmacy
Posted 4/1514

RAND Finds Sizable Enrollment Uptick in Employer Plans Due to ACA

National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS) Monitors the Burden of HIV Infection, HIV Related Risks and the Use of HIV Testing, Treatment, and Other Services
Posted 4/11/14

2014 County Health Rankings
Posted 4/4/14

Rare female-to-female HIV Transmission in Texas

Be a Part of CDC’s First Campaign Focused on PLWHA

Join Sembrando Flores in Commemorating Cesar Chavez

More than a Dream Program
Posted 3/28/14

The ADAP Pharmacy will Close on April 18, 2014

Latino Enrollment Summit, Get Health Insurance Coverage in 2014

Speak OUT Youth Ambassadors is Accepting Applications
Posted 3/21/14

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness

ALERT: Heroin Contaminated with Fentanyl

60,000 with HIV Left Uninsured in States Not Expanding Medicaid

HIV/AIDS Cases in Florida, 2012-2014 (Surveillance Data)
Posted 3/14/14

The Children’s Trust Family Resource Guide 2014-2016

Guide for LGBT People on Choosing Health Plans

What’s New in Miami-Dade County?
Posted 3/7/14

The AIDS Institute Testifies Against Proposal to Restrict Medications in Medicare Part D

CRUSADA Brown Bag Lecture Series: Screening for Hepatitis C in South Florida

4th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium
Posted 2/28/14

Life Expectancy of Treated HIV Positive Individuals

Bringing Resources to the Neighborhood: The Opa-Locka Community Re-entry Fair
Posted 2/14/14

New Program Helps Reduce HIV-Risk in African American Women

An Epidemic in Miami
Posted 2/7/14

Miami Workshops for Public Comment and Input on Rule 64D-4
Posted 2/5/14

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event

Miami Dade College Homestead Campus Enrolls People for ACA

Miami-Dade Reentry Task Force’s First Federal Prison Reentry Fair

2014 Latinos in the Deep South Regional Assessment Survey
Posted 1/31/14

Community Input Forum: Ryan White Clients Lost to Care, Barriers to Ryan White Care, Retaining Ryan White Clients to Care - MORE INFO

Florida Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Workgroup Membership Application - MORE INFO

Updated 1/24/14

Choosing the Best Healthcare Plan for You: A Tool for Purchasing Coverage in the Health Insurance Exchange - MORE INFO

Girls Night In Chat about Women and HIV with Celebrity Alicia Keys - MORE INFO

Positive Healing Holistic Center - MORE INFO

Chrysalis Home for Change event - MORE INFO
Updated 1/10/14

Switchboard is Helping Uninsured Children Receive Health Coverage by offering information about Florida KidCare

Florida KidCare accepts applications year-round from families with uninsured children under the age of 19. Children enrolled in the program have access to preventive care such as regular doctor's visits, immunizations, dental and vision benefits. Most families pay a monthly premium of $15-$20 or possibly nothing at all, depending on eligibility. Families can apply online 24-hours a day on the Florida KidCare website (www.floridakidcare.org), which is a one stop source for information about program benefits, costs, and enrollment status. They may also call 1-888-540-5437 to speak to someone about applying.
Posted 8/11/13
Patient Assistance Programs (PAP) Webpage on AIDSNET
  • Featuring: PAPs for local Ryan White Program prescription medications; Welvista Information; PAPs for HIV and Hepatitis, compiled by the Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC); Florida/Caribbean AETC Low Cost Pharmacy Comparison; FAETC Pharmacy Resources webpage; Partnership for Prescription Assistance and more!
  • Print It - Post It - Pass It Around
    How do you stay informed about what′s going on in our community? "We like printed fliers!" That′s the message from Community Coalition Committee meeting participants who are members, clients, peer advocates and volunteers - many of whom don′t have personal computers or printers. Print It - Post It - Pass It Around is a quick link to printable fliers posted on aidsnet.org. Please take a look at these resources, post them in your agency and pass them around to clients. Let′s get the word out!

     Frequently Asked Questions

  • Please visit the FAQ page for answers to these Frequently Asked Questions: Where can I get tested for HIV?  Am I eligible for the Ryan White Program?  How do I apply for Ryan White Program services?  What are my rights and responsibilities as a Ryan White Program client?  Who selects my healthcare providers?  Who can I contact for Ryan White services outside Miami-Dade County?  Who can I contact for Ryan White services outside Florida?  Who should I contact if I have trouble getting services?  What other resources are available?

    Support Groups

    Are you HIV positive? Are you going through stressful times? Borinquen Behavioral Health Resource Center has a Support Group for you!
    Posted 4/18/13

    Ryan White Program Q&A Session Survey Results - Click Here to View
    Posted 10/23/13


    Classes are held every TUESDAY 11:00 AM At Jackson Memorial Hospital Central Building Auditorium # 201 1611 N.W. 12 Ave. 2 nd Floor Auditorium #201 Miami, FL 33136  CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE OF CLASSES 2013 ENLGISH | SPANISH | KREOLE

    HIV Prevention Program's Transgender Community Workgroup is currently looking for new members to join the group!

    This workgroup was established in 2011 and over the past two years, has provided valuable input for Florida's HIV prevention programs and developed several HIV prevention materials specific to the transgender community. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION CLICK HERE.
    Posted July 31, 2013

    Trans Equality Campaign

    Trans-Miami has partnered with SAVE Dade to assist in the passing of the measure for the inclusion of gender identity in Miami-Dade County's human rights ordinance. SAVE Dade is currently looking for volunteers to help towards the Trans Equality campaign by offering their skills and time for: phone banking, dissemination of surveys, data entry and sharing personal stories of trans-discrimination. More info can be found at their site: www.savedade.org/transequality. You can find more information on Trans-Miami at their Facebook page Here.
    Posted July 7, 2013

    The Center for Positive Connections Support Groups

    Click HERE for the current listing of The Center for Positive Connections Support Groups.

    For more information, please contact Program Coordinator Eddie Orozco via email eorozco@positiveconnections.org.

    Posted July 7, 2013

    Events / Webinars

    AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue

    Celebrate ORGULLO

    HIV and Black MSM in the U.S. (A webinar)
    Posted 4/18/14

    Lecture Announcement: “Are Hispanics Living Longer? Estimation of Hispanic Life Expectancy by Country of Origin and Nativity”

    Upcoming AIDS Educational Training Centers (AETC)  Trainings and Events
    Posted 4/11/14

    22nd Annual Florida Bioethics Conference

    HIV Prevention for Older Hispanic Women

    Public Health of Cubans and Cuban-Americans: A Symposium

    Seal & Expungement Workshop
    Posted 4/4/14

    Souls to Enroll: Affordable Care Act “ObamaCare”  Enrollment

    We Care of South Dade is having a Meeting

    Upcoming Miami-Dade Re-entry Fair

    ACRIA and FDOH-MDC is having a Community Meeting

    Empowering the Village to Serve Black Male Youth: Black Male Mental Health Conference

    HIV Services, Ryan White Programs and the Affordable Care Act: What Do We Know Now?
    Posted 3/28/14

    Join Jefferson Reaves, Sr. Health Center for A Community Health Fair

    Free Online Course: Acknowledging Gender and Sex

    Webinar Series: Clinically Competent and Culturally Proficient Care for Transgender and Gender Variant Patients

    4th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium
    Posted 3/21/14

    HIV Prevention Among Florida’s American Indians-Examining Prevention Efforts from 2009 to Present (Webinar)

    Paid Research Discussion for HIV Positive Men and Women 15-24 Years Old (Focus Group)

    The Public Health of Cubans and Cuban-Americans: A Symposium
    Posted 3/14/14

    World TB Day Conference

    Upcoming AETC Events
    Posted 3/7/14

    National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS (NWPHA)
    Posted 2/28/14

    Changes in Pre to Post Immigration HIV Risk Behavior Among Recent Latino Immigrants

    Care Resource AIDS Walk
    Posted 2/14/14

    ACA Marketplaces for the Ryan White Community in non-Medicaid expansion states Webinar
    Posted 2/10/14

    Second Chance One Stop, Seal and Expungement Program

    LGBT Focus Group

    HIV Services Focus Group

    Care Resource AIDS Walk

    Upcoming Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center Events

    Promoting National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    System-level Workforce Capacity Building for Integrating HIV Primary Care in Community Healthcare

    Antiretroviral Therapy Treatment Update
    Posted 2/7/14

    Screening of Breaking the Taboo with Sir Richard Branson

    Undocumented Immigrants Who are Living with HIV/AIDS Statewide

    Provider’s Guide to Reimbursement and Sustainability for HIV Testing

    The HIV/AIDS Hepatitis Section is Holding Workshops for Public Comment

    Featured Upcoming Webinars from the National LGBT Health Education Center
    Posted 1/31/14

    Rompiendo Barreras: Incorporating HIP and ARVs into Programming - MORE INFO

    Rural Latino LGBT HIV Prevention: Community Building and Access to Care - MORE INFO
    Updated 1/24/14

    Rural Latino LGBT HIV Prevention: Community Building and Access to Care Webinar - MORE INFO

    Latinos in the Deep South Webinar Series - MORE INFO

    Grant Writing Workshop Opportunity - MORE INFO

    Featured Upcoming Webinars from the National LGBT Health Education Center - MORE INFO

    Florida/Caribbean AIDS Educational Training Center (FAETC) Events for January - MORE INFO

    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event - MORE INFO
    Posted 1/10/14



    List of Jobs 1

    List of Jobs 2

    Medical Case Manager and Peer Educator position at Empower “U”

    Career Opportunities at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

    Career Fair in Homestead, Florida
    Posted 4/18/14 

    Career Opportunities at Loews Miami Beach Hotel
    Posted 4/4/14

    List of Jobs - 3/28/14
    Posted 3/28/14

    Campaign Coordinator for American Institutes for Research
    Posted 3/21/14

    Ryan White Part B Lead Agency Administrator

    MaxOutreach Job Opening Notice

    Job List 1

    Job List 2
    Posted 3/14/14

    Intake Specialist at Jessie Trice Community Health    Center

    Career Opportunities at Care Resource
    Posted 3/7/14

    239 New Jobs in South Florida!
    Posted 2/28/14

    Health Services Manager Position at the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County

    Credentialing and Compliance Associate at Care Resource

    List of Jobs in South Florida
    Posted 2/14/14

    Employment Opportunities at Loew’s Miami Beach Hotel

    Survivors Pathway is Looking for a Mental Health Therapist

    The Children’s Services of Broward County and more!

    Recruitment for the Miami International Boat Show and more!
    Posted 1/31/14

    World Literacy Crusade of Florida, Inc. is Hiring - MORE INFO

    Job List - MORE INFO
    Posted 1/24/14

    10 Common Sense Interview Tips Too Many People Flub - MORE INFO

    Positions at Borinquen Health Care Center - MORE INFO

    Job List 1 - MORE INFO

    Job List 2 - MORE INFO

    Care Resource is Looking for Volunteers for their Upcoming Color Me Rad event - MORE INFO
    Posted 1/10/14

    Provider News

    March 2014 Surveillance Report (Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, STD and TB)
    Posted 4/18/14

    Miami-Dade County Grant Opportunities

    National Grant Opportunities

    Latinos in the Deep South Program Report 2011-2013
    Posted 4/4/14

    ViiV Healthcare announces Next Round of the Positive Action    Southern Initiative to Support Linkages to HIV/AIDS Care and   Treatment Adherence

    Request for Proposals: Monroe County Community,  Transportation Coordinator for the Transportation Disadvantaged Program

    Advertise Your Agency in the We Care of South Dade Directory of   Social Services

    New Toolkit Helps Healthcare Providers Integrate Sexual Health into Patient-Centered Care
    Posted 3/21/14

    Closing the Gap Funding Opportunity
    Posted 3/14/14

    February 2014 HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report

    National Institutes of Health Releases Hispanic Community Health Study Data Book: A Report to the Communities
    Posted 3/7/14

    Guide to Clinical Care of Women Updated

    Posted 2/7/14

    ACA Educational Training Opportunity
    Posted 1/31/14

    Guidance for the Use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis to Prevent HIV Transmission - MORE INFO

    Updated 1/24/14 

    Letter to CDC Urges Them to Reduce Its Own Risk of Misleading Depictions - MORE INFO

    HIV and AIDS News Launch a Free Treatment Guide - MORE INFO
    Posted on 1/10/14

    Housing News

    Application for the HOPWA Project-base building located in Florida City - Click here

    Posted December 23, 2013

    Grants and Funding Opportunities

    Grant Mail allows you to stay on top of new grant opportunities that are offered every week. To receive updates subscribe today! Check out the Grant Mail archive to view previous Grant Mail updates or visit Grant Opportunities to search more opportunities.

    Grant Writing Opportunities
    Posted 2/14/14

    Part C Capacity Development Program

    SPNS FOAs: System-Level Workforce Capacity Building for Integrating HIV Primary Care in Community  Healthcare Settings

    Grant Opportunities

    New HAB Funding Opportunities
    Posted 1/24/14 

    Información en español

    Vacunas Gratis para niños hasta los 18 años de edad

    Vacunas Gratis para niños hasta los 18 años de edad ofrecido por el Florida Health de Miami-Dade County. Hay cuatro localidades disponibles. PARA MAS INFORMACION PRESIONE AQUI PARA ANUNCIO EN INGLES Y ESPAÑOL.
    Posted August 3, 2013

    “VENTANILLA DE LA SALUD” para servir a los compatriotas y visitantes del Consulado, habitantes del Condado Miami - Dade y alrededores.

    El Consulado del Uruguay en Miami, en colaboración con King David Foundation, Inc. y la Coalición Latinoamericana para la Prevención de las Adicciones (CLAPA), inaugura el 11 de Julio 2013 la “VENTANILLA DE LA SALUD” para servir a los compatriotas y visitantes del Consulado, habitantes del Condado Miami - Dade y alrededores. Hacer Click AQUI para Poster con más información.
    Posted July 15, 2013

    Research, Surveys & Clinical Trials

    2014 Latinos in the Deep South Regional Assessment Survey
    Posted 1/31/14

    Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium
    Posted 1/10/14


  • Links

  • 2010 Annual Report
  • 2010 Epi Data
  • AIDSNET.org  The Miami-Dade HIV/AIDS Partnership and Continuous Quality Improvement Program
  • Miami-Dade County Office of Management and Budget (OMB)- Grants Coordination
  • Ryan White Program Contacts Outside Miami-Dade County
  • Ryan White Program Contacts Outside the State of Florida
  • Ryan White Reauthorization Page
  • 7 Ways to Save Money on Meds video
  • 9½ minutes - Every 9½ minutes, someone in the U.S. is infected with HIV (DHHS Site)
  • AAHIVM Online Resource to Link Newly Diagnosed to HIV Care
  • ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+)
  • AIDS.gov
  • AIDS info (English)
  • infoSIDA (Español)
  • AIDSinfo At-a-Glance (Sign up for email Newsletter)
  • Best Practices for Substance Abuse Treatment
  • CAEAR Coalition
  • Case In Point Magazine (Free Resource)
  • CBC Alliance 2012 Calendar
  • CDC en Español (VIH/SIDA)
  • CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
  • The Children′s Trust
  • Dab the AIDS Bear Project
  • Data at a Glance (Florida Department of Health)
  • Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (World AIDS Day Resources)
  • Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Research: What Works in Public Health?
  • FACE IT Florida (Florida's Access to Comprehensive Education using Internet Technology)
  • FamilyWize Prescription Drug Discount Card
  • Florida/Caribbean AETC
  • Florida Department of Health
  • Florida Department of Health: HIV Educational Materials
  • Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline (800) FLA-AIDS
  • Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Network (FHAAN)
  • Florida Housing Search.org - Statewide Database of Affordable Housing
  • Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
  • Flu.gov (DHHS Site) - H1N1, avian and pandemic flu information
  • Food Assistance through Angel Food Ministries
  • Glossary (Bilingual): HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Glossary: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
  • God′s Amazing Grace Outreach Ministries
  • Grantee Locator Tool
  • Greater Than (Campaign to address the AIDS crisis facing Black Americans)
  • Health Council of South Florida/AICP
  • Health Information in Multiple Languages website
  • Health Literacy and Cultural Competency Resource links
  • Healthy Roads Media
  • Healthcare.gov
  • HIV and Pregnancy: Updated Fact Sheets
  • HIV Health InfoLine (Project Inform)
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness Days (DHHS Site)
  • HIV Health Reform
  • HIV/AIDS - We Make the Change
  • HIV/AIDS Service Locator Tool
  • HIV Positive! (On-line Magazine)
  • The HIV Prevention Justice Alliance
  • Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program Florida Contact List
  • Homeless Trust
  • Housing Central (Miami-Dade County)
  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
  • Human Services Coalition of Dade County
  • Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS)
  • Kaiser Global Health
  • Kaiser Network
  • LGBT Youth and the Prevention of Bullying
  • Mental Health AIDS (SAMHSA Newsletter)
  • Miami- Dade County Grant Opportunities
  • Miami-Dade County Health Department
  • Miami-Dade County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) - H1N1 Planning and Response
  • The Mosaic Initiative
  • National Reentry Resource Center
  • National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA)
  • National HIV/AIDS Strategy
  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (February 7)
  • National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (March 10)
  • National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS (March)
  • National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (March 20)
  • National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (May 18)
  • National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (May 19)
  • National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (June 8)
  • National HIV Testing Day (June 27)
  • National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (September 18)
  • National Gay Men′s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (September 27)
  • National Latino HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (October 15)
  • National Minority AIDS Council
  • Needy Meds
  • New Beginnings International
  • Peer Education & Evaluation Center
  • Pharmacy Checker
  • Pridelines Youth Services
  • Questions Are the Answer
  • Spanish Language Resources (AHRQ)
  • Spanish Translations of Ryan White Program Terms
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
  • Switchboard of Miami
  • T-SISTA Resource Guide
  •   an adaptation of the evidenced-based behavioral risk-reduction intervention SISTA, for transgender population
  • TARGET Center
  • Test Miami
  • The Social Security and Disability Resource Center
  • The Body
  • Resource Center on Aging With HIV y
  • University of Miami Developmental Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR)
  • Women, Children, and HIV Web Site
  • Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Disease (WORLD)
  • World AIDS Campaign
  • World AIDS Day (December 1)

  • Other News

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