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<p>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. </p>
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<p>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.</p>
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AIDS/HIV information
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<p>AIDS/HIV information
deals with various issues:
deals with various issues:
prevention, education,  
prevention, education,  
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housing, etc.
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housing, etc.</P>
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'''State of California
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'''Department of Health Services '''<br>
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Department of Health Services '''
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PO BOX 997426 MS 357 MS 7700<br>
PO BOX 997426 MS 357 MS 7700<br>
Sacramento, CA 95899-7426<br>
Sacramento, CA 95899-7426<br>
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''' (916) 449-5900  
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''' (916) 449-5900<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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Prevention/education  
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Prevention/education<br>
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'''County of Sacramento
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Health and Human Services  
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'''County of Sacramento Health and Human Services<br>
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HIV/CD Prevention Program '''
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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  
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''' (916) 875-6022<br>
(916) 875-6001 (FAX)'''<br>
(916) 875-6001 (FAX)'''<br>
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Testing
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Testing<br>
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'''HIV Antibody Testing  
'''HIV Antibody Testing  
Capitol Hill Center '''
Capitol Hill Center '''
1500 C Street<br>
1500 C Street<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
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''' (916) 874-7720(916) 442-1878 (fax)'''<br>
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''' (916) 874-7720(916)<br>
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442-1878 (fax)'''<br>
Toll free numbers for information and local support groups:  
Toll free numbers for information and local support groups:  
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'''California AIDS Hotline '''
'''California AIDS Hotline '''
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'''(800) 367-2437  
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'''(800) 367-2437<br>
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(800) 273-2437 (After hours)
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(800) 273-2437 (After hours)<br>
(415) 434-2437 (After hour-San Francisco Area)'''<br>
(415) 434-2437 (After hour-San Francisco Area)'''<br>
'''Center for AIDS Research
'''Center for AIDS Research
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Education and Services (CARES)'''
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Education and Services (CARES)'''<br>
1500 21st Street<br>
1500 21st Street<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>  
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>  
(916) 443-3299 (has Spanish menu [recording])<br>
(916) 443-3299 (has Spanish menu [recording])<br>
(916) 443-6629 (fax)<br>
(916) 443-6629 (fax)<br>
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(Sacramento County only)
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(Sacramento County only)<br>
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'''AIDS Project Los Angeles'''  
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'''AIDS Project Los Angeles'''<br>
3550 Wilshire Blvd, Room 300<br>
3550 Wilshire Blvd, Room 300<br>
Los Angeles, CA 90010<br>
Los Angeles, CA 90010<br>
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''' (213) 201-1600 (has Spanish menu)'''<br>
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'''(213) 201-1600 (has Spanish menu)'''<br>
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'''STD/AIDS Hotline'''  
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'''STD/AIDS Hotline'''<br>
(800) 227-8922<br>
(800) 227-8922<br>
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[http:/wwwcdc.gov/ www.cdc.gov]<br>
[http:/wwwcdc.gov/ www.cdc.gov]<br>
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[http:/www.cdc.gov/hivwww.cdc.gov/hiv]<br>
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[http:/www.cdc.gov/hiv/ www.cdc.gov/hiv]<br>
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[http:/www.cdcnpin.org/www.cdcnpin.org]<br>
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[http:/www.cdcnpin.org/ www.cdcnpin.org]<br>
'''US Center for Disease Control '''<br>
'''US Center for Disease Control '''<br>

Revision as of 18:25, 30 April 2010

ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

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 997426 MS 357 MS 7700
Sacramento, CA 95899-7426
(916) 449-5900
(916) 449-5909 (fax)
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Prevention/education

County of Sacramento Health and Human Services
HIV/CD Prevention Program
9719 Lincoln Village Drive, Suite 300A
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 875-6022
(916) 875-6001 (FAX)

Testing

HIV Antibody Testing Capitol Hill Center 1500 C Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 874-7720(916)
442-1878 (fax)

Toll free numbers for information and local support groups:

California AIDS Hotline (800) 367-2437
(800) 273-2437 (After hours)
(415) 434-2437 (After hour-San Francisco Area)

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)
(Sacramento County only)

AIDS Project Los Angeles
3550 Wilshire Blvd, Room 300
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 201-1600 (has Spanish menu)

STD/AIDS Hotline
(800) 227-8922

Center for Disease Control National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline (800) 342-2437
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish speaking)
(800) 243-7889 (TTY)

[http:/wwwcdc.gov/ www.cdc.gov]
[http:/www.cdc.gov/hiv/ www.cdc.gov/hiv]
[http:/www.cdcnpin.org/ www.cdcnpin.org]

US Center for Disease Control
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
(800) 311-3435
(404) 639-3311

Publications available: None are offered by the Consumer Information Center.

See also: Health Services (California Department of)

Medical Board (of California)

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