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'''Department of Health Services'''<br>
'''Department of Health Services'''<br>
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PO BOX 997426 MS 357 MS 7700<br>
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PO Box 95899-7413<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95899-7426<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95899-7413<br>
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(916) 449-5900<br>  
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(916) 449-4171<br>  
(916) 449-5909 Fax<br>
(916) 449-5909 Fax<br>
[http://www.dhs.ca.goc/ '''www.dhs.ca.gov''']<br>
[http://www.dhs.ca.goc/ '''www.dhs.ca.gov''']<br>
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'''Transmitted Diseases Hotline'''<br>
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(800) 342-2437<br>
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(800) 344-7432 Spanish Speaking<br>
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(800) 243-7889 TTY<br>
'''''Prevention/education:'''''<br>  
'''''Prevention/education:'''''<br>  
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'''County of Sacramento Health and Human Services'''<br>  
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'''Sacramento County Health and Human Services'''<br>  
HIV/CD Prevention Program<br>
HIV/CD Prevention Program<br>
9719 Lincoln Village Drive, Suite 300A<br>
9719 Lincoln Village Drive, Suite 300A<br>
Sacramento, CA 95827<br>
Sacramento, CA 95827<br>
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''' (916) 875-6022<br>  
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(916) 875-6022<br>  
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(916) 875-6001 Fax<br>
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'''HIV Antibody Testing'''<br>  
'''HIV Antibody Testing'''<br>  
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Capitol Hill Center<br>
 
1500 C Street<br>
1500 C Street<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
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(916) 874-7720(916)<br>
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(916) 874-5302<br>
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442-1878 Fax<br>
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(916) 442-1878 Fax<br>
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(800) 367-2437 California AIDS Hotline<br>
(800) 367-2437 California AIDS Hotline<br>
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(800) 273-2437 (After hours)<br>
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(800) 465-4837 Hepatitis Hotline<br>
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(415) 434-2437 (After hour-San Francisco Area)<br>
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'''Center for Disease Control'''<br>
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'''U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention'''<br>
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National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline<br>
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National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases<br>
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(800) 342-2437<br>
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(800) 232-4636<br>  
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(800) 344-7432 (Spanish speaking)<br>
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(800) 243-7889 (TTY)<br>
(800) 243-7889 (TTY)<br>
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1600 Clifton Road<br>
1600 Clifton Road<br>
Atlanta, GA 30333<br>  
Atlanta, GA 30333<br>  
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(800) 311-3435<br>
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(800) 232-4636<br>
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(404) 639-3311<br>
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Revision as of 18:39, 28 July 2010

ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

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AIDS is an acquired immune deficiency disease, and can result in a variety of infections, some forms of cancer, and nervous system degeneration. AIDS is transmitted by certain body fluids including: blood, semen, and vaginal fluid. The Northern California and Southern California support/information services will mail up to 6 free publications; others are available at nominal charge.

AIDS/HIV information deals with various issues: prevention, education, housing, etc.


Department of Health Services
PO Box 95899-7413
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413
(916) 449-4171
(916) 449-5909 Fax
www.dhs.ca.gov


Transmitted Diseases Hotline
(800) 342-2437
(800) 344-7432 Spanish Speaking
(800) 243-7889 TTY

Prevention/education:

Sacramento County Health and Human Services
HIV/CD Prevention Program
9719 Lincoln Village Drive, Suite 300A
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 875-6022



Testing:

HIV Antibody Testing
1500 C Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 874-5302
(916) 442-1878 Fax


Toll free numbers for information and local support groups:

(800) 367-2437 California AIDS Hotline
(800) 465-4837 Hepatitis Hotline


Center for AIDS Research Education and Services (CARES)
1500 21st Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 443-3299 (has Spanish menu [recording])
(916) 443-6629 Fax


AIDS Project Los Angeles
3550 Wilshire Blvd, Room 300
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 201-1600 (has Spanish menu)
(800) 227-8922 STD/AIDS Hotline


U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention
National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
(800) 232-4636
(800) 243-7889 (TTY)


www.cdc.gov
www.cdc.gov/hiv
www.cdcnpin.org


US Center for Disease Control
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
(800) 232-4636



See:
Health Services (California Department of)
Medical Board (of California)



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