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Updated 9/19/14

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HRSA Awards $9.9 Million in ACA Funds to Enhance HIV Services in Community Health Centers

Life Science and Healthcare Taskforce Survey
Posted 9/19/14

Measles Outbreak in an Unvaccinated Family and a Possibly Associated International Traveler

Florida Department of Health, HIV/AIDS Section Welcomes Dr. Arons
Posted 9/12/14

October 15th is Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Using Social Media and Technology for National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day

Mental Health & HIV: What You Should Know
Posted 9/5/14

CDC Launches a New Campaign—We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time Events
Posted 8/29/14

Virus Detected in Baby “Cured” of HIV

Important Information about Medicaid    Managed Care Complaint Procedures

Sill Need to Send Documents for the Health Insurance Marketplace? If You Receive a   Letter, Time is Running Out!

These Agencies Provide Application Assistance for Food Stamps, Temporary Cash Assistance, and Medicaid
Posted 8/22/14

Foursquare 8.0 and Location-enabled Apps for HIV Awareness

Are you voting in the 2014 Primary and    General Elections? View these Frequently Asked Questions about Voting

The Veteran’s Administration Announces a New Grant that will Help End Veteran   Homelessness

Are Black Gay Men on Board Using PrEP?
Posted 8/15/14

Florida Dept. of Health in Miami-Dade County, Office of STD/HIV Prevention and Control Program has Moved!
Posted 8/1/14
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Now Provides HIV Care in Homestead!

Department of Health & Human Services Region IV News Bulletin

New CDC Report: Social Determinants of Health Among Adults Diagnosed with HIV
Posted 7/18/14

FREE Pediatric Immunizations at Care Resource

Veteran’s Health Care & Government Funding
Posted 7/11/14

“No Obama Care Rate Increases Coming in Florida”

Healthcare.gov is Changing Management!

FDOH’s Test Miami Website Has Been Updated

FDOH-MDC’s Monthly EPI Report
Posted 6/27/14

Borinquen Health Care Center’s Medical Case Management and PAC Waiver Case Managers Move to a Different Location

White House Convenes Discussion on HIV in the South

2nd Edition of The Capsule (ADAP Monthly Newsletter)

NASTAD’s Blueprint to Address Stigma: A Blueprint for HIV/STD Prevention & Care Outcomes for Black and Latino Gay Men

Transgender Miami Beach City Employees Granted Trans-Healthcare Insurance
Posted 6/20/14

More than 54,000 Apply for Hialeah Section 8

Many Health Insurance Exchange Plans Burden the Most Vulnerable Patients with High Out-of-Pocket Costs for  Vital Medicines

Psychosocial, Mental Health, and Behavioral Issues of  Aging with HIV
Posted 6/13/14

National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (June 8th)

Rolling Out: “Top 25 HIV Cities”

NHeLP and The AIDS Institute File HIV/AIDS Discrimination Complaint Against Florida Health Insurers

Resources for People Without Health Insurance

Special Enrollment Period and Medicaid/CHIP Screener Tool for Consumers
Posted 6/6/14

NHeLP and The AIDS Institute File HIV/AIDS Discrimination Complaint Against Florida Health Insurers
Posted 5/30/14

New  York wants to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2020

A New Public Health Challenge: Chikungunya Fever

ADAP Advocacy Association Releases White Paper on “The Southern Epidemic”

The Capsule: ADAP’s Primary Role

The LGBT Health Line: New CDC PrEP Guidance
Posted 5/28/14

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

    Positively U, Inc.’s Positive Support Group
    Posted 5/28/14

    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


    Events / Webinars

    Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series: Individual and Neighborhood Determinants of Late HIV Diagnosis and Mortality Among Latinos, Florida
    Posted 9/19/14

    Upcoming Florida/Caribbean AIDS Educational   Training Center (AETC) Events

    National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    CRUSADA’s Community Leaders Training Program

    What is PrEP? Let’s Get PrEPared!

    How Data is Utilized in the Field of HIV Prevention for Client Recruitment, Testing and Condom Distribution

    Release of the “HIV/AIDS 500 Class in TRAIN”

    South Florida Reentry Center Hub
    Posted 9/12/14

    Re-entry Fair (September 16)

    Community Resource Fair (September 30)
    Posted 9/5/14

    WeCare of South Dade Monthly Meeting

    +Friends 6th Annual BBQ Picnic

    “Let’s Talk: Intimacy in Relationships”

    WeCare of South Dade “Connecting the Dots” Community Resource Fair

    Keeping with the Pace 2014: An HIV/AIDS Update

    WeCare of South Dade Weekly Events
    Posted 8/29/14

    Upcoming MD-HAN South Dade Community Partner Meeting (event)

    Latinos in the Deep South Webinar Series: Finding Strength Living with HIV in the South*
    Posted 8/15/14

    Community Health of South Florida (CHI)’s Health Forum and Dinner

    Upcoming AIDS Educational Training Center (AETC) Events

    Upcoming WeCare of South Dade Events
    Posted 8/8/14

    Farmshare Food Distribution (Aug. 9th)

    Community Health of South Florida (CHI)’s National Health Center Week (Aug. 9th-16th)

    Back to School Event in Little Haiti (Aug. 16th)

    Seal & Expunge Workshop with the State Attorney Office (Aug. 28th)

    National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day Events and More

    Upcoming WeCare of South Dade Events

    Florida’s Statewide Medicaid Managed Care

    Couples HIV Testing and Counseling (Aug. 11th)

    Taking a History of Sexual Health: Opening the Door to Effective HIV Prevention and Care (Aug. 12th)
    Posted 8/1/14



    TRUMP Hotel Hiring for 500 Positions

    Senior Housing Case Manager at Care Resource
    Posted 9/19/14

    7 Resume Myths That Will Keep You Unemployed

    Carrfour Supportive Housing is Hosting a Job Fair

    List of Jobs in South Florida (Sept. 15)
    Posted 9/12/14

    Vacant Employment Positions at Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade

    Bio Reference Laboratories is Hiring a     Phlebotomist

    List of Jobs in South Florida (Sept. 1)

    List of Jobs in South Florida (Sept. 2)
    Posted 9/5/14

    How to Use Google to Land a Better Job

    List of Positions with Bahia Mar, Hilton, and Embassy Suites

    List of Jobs in South Florida
    Posted 8/29/14

    Care Resource is Hiring an HIV Peer Navigator

    Comcast is Hiring

    List of South Florida Jobs
    Posted 8/22/14

    Care Resource is Hiring a Pediatrician and Health Promotion Peer Navigator
    Posted 8/8/14

    Care Resource is Hiring a Family Practice Physician and More!

    List of Jobs in South Florida

    Join the Florida Dept. of Health in Miami-Dade County’s MSM Workgroup
    Posted 8/1/14

    Employment Opportunities at Loews Miami Beach Hotel (July 18th)

    Employment Opportunities at Loews Miami Beach Hotel (July 22nd)

    Human Services Counselor III Position at ADAP-Miami
    Posted 7/25/14

    Employment Opportunities at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

    List of Jobs in South Florida
    Posted 7/18/14

    Provider News

    MDC Grant Opportunities

    Grant Writing Training
    Posted 9/19/14

    Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Projects for Community Based Organizations (Funding Opportunity)

    Reminder to Complete the Florida HIV/AIDS Prevention Planning Group Provider Survey

    Monthly HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data to Date for Florida, January-July 2014
    Posted 9/5/14

    Approval of New Fixed Dose Combination, TRIUMEQ
    Posted 8/29/14

    Florida Dept. of Health in Miami-Dade County’s July 2014 Surveillance Report

    Data at a Glance

    Florida HIV/AIDS Prevention Planning Groups Needs Assessment Survey

    Fellowship House Community Input Survey
    Posted 8/1/14

    Health Foundation of South Florida Requests Preliminary Proposals

    2014 Health Disparities Conference Abstract Submission Deadline Extended

    Grant Opportunities in Miami-Dade County
    Posted 7/18/14

    Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County’s Report on HIV Positive MSM Focus Groups

    Non-occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) Resource Tool
    Posted 7/11/14

    2014 Ryan White Provider Brochures are Available Online

    January-May 2014 Surveillance Data for Florida

    International Health Disparities Symposium is Accepting Abstracts
    Posted 6/20/14

    New Administrators for the STD Prevention & Control Section and HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis Section

    Miami-Dade County Grant Opportunities
    Posted 6/13/14

    “The Club Buddy Pocket” is Now Available!

    Health Foundation of South Florida Releases Requests for Proposals

    HIV/AIDS Initiative for Minority Men (Grant opportunity)

    HIV Mobilization Among Organizations Serving Gay, Bisexual and Other MSM (Grant opportunity)
    Posted 6/6/14

    Migrant/Rural Hispanic Prevention Materials are Available Now!

    Voices: A Summary Report from the HIV Health and Wellness Assessment    Project & Exploratory Study
    Posted 5/28/14

    Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care Pilot (Grant Opportunity)
    Posted 5/14/14

    What’s New in the Adult and Adolescent Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines?

    Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County: Data at a Glance

    Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County: April 2014 HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report
    Posted 5/7/14

    Best Practices in HIV Prevention: Translating Innovation into Action

    Miami-Dade County Grant Opportunities
    Posted 5/2/14

    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

    Short-term Rental, Mortgage and Utility (STRMU) Assistance Program
    Posted 6/27/14

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

    Posted 12/23/13

    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.

    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

    $100 For Your Opinions on Healthcare


    Baptist Health of South Florida Congregational Health Care Partner Training

    FREE Microsoft Excel Workshop

    South Florida Men’s Syphilis/HIV Coalition Transmission

    Perinatal HIV Symposium: “Getting to Zero Transmission, Who’s Responsible?”
    Posted 8/22/14

    Submit Abstracts for the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities  Grantees' Conference
    Posted 8/8/14

    Earn $45 For Your Participation in a Discussion!

    Florida International University’s Mind Matters Research Study
    Posted 6/10/14

    C-SALUD Student Scholars in Health Disparities Research, Pre-Doctoral Research Program
    Posted 4/25/14


  • 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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