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The Gainesville Iguana The High Impact Prevention (HIP) project by WellFlorida Council aims to decrease the spread of HIV and link HIV-infected individuals to prevention and care services in Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Lake, Marion and Putnam counties. The program is currently offering free HIV testing, condoms and educational materials at local events and participating businesses.  […]

WUFT By Randi Ziegler Tessa Walters received what she considers the bare minimum of sex education in high school. The vice president of Planned Parenthood Generation Action at UF, a student group, said she did learn about sexually transmitted infections in her freshman biology class, but the lessons lasted only a few days. “In Florida, there […]

Babies don’t come with instruction manuals but home-visiting programs may be the next best thing New parents have too much to do, and not enough time to do it all. They are learning what is best for baby and their own health during and after pregnancy, and there are so many questions. Should my baby […]

The Independent Florida Alligator Max Chesnes The tests came with free condoms and lube When Jordan Chediak heard there would be free HIV testing at Santa Fe College, he didn’t hesitate to stop by. After learning in his Human Sexuality and Culture class that the symptoms of the virus can lie dormant in the human […]

Naomi L.P. Ardjomand-Kermani of WellFlorida Council Inc., St. Petersburg City Council member Steve Kornell, and Kristen Whitesell of Metro Wellness and Community Centers presented at Stetson law school on March 31 on the need for a law and policy response to rising cases of HIV infection in Florida. Stetson’s Lambda Legal Society, Black Law Students Association, Health Care […]

Gainesville Sun By Giuseppe Sabella Saturday is National HIV Testing Day and local organizations are offering free events to educate and evaluate residents in a time when Florida is the leader for new HIV infections. In 2013, Florida faced almost 5,400 new cases of HIV and the number rose to just over 6,000 in 2014, according […]

The Fine Print UF WellFlorida Council is a nonprofit focused on building healthy communities. We are North Central Florida’s local health council and statewide consultants for health causes. Established in 1969 and based in Gainesville, we are one of the Florida’s 11 local health councils, a network of nonprofit agencies that conduct regional health planning […]

February 4, 2015

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Special to The Guardian By Aida Maillard The theme of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, held annually on Feb. 7, is “I Am My Brother/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS!” And in Gainesville, you can fight HIV/AIDS by getting educated and tested for free at the following locations: Alachua County Health Department, 224 SE 24th St.: 9 […]

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