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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>
 
<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>
  
<p>AIDS/HIV information
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<p>AIDS/HIV information deals with various issues: prevention, education, housing, etc.</P><br>
deals with various issues:
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prevention, education,  
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housing, etc.</P>
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'''Department of Health Services '''<br>
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'''Department of Health Services'''<br>
 
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>
''' (916) 449-5900<br>  
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(916) 449-5900<br>  
(916) 449-5909 (fax) '''<br>
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(916) 449-5909 Fax<br>
[http://www.dhs.ca.goc/ www.dhs.ca.gov/]<br>
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[http://www.dhs.ca.goc/ '''www.dhs.ca.gov''']<br>
  
  
 
'''''Prevention/education:'''''<br>  
 
'''''Prevention/education:'''''<br>  
  
'''County of Sacramento Health and Human Services<br>  
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'''County of Sacramento Health and Human Services'''<br>  
HIV/CD Prevention Program '''<br>
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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>
 
''' (916) 875-6022<br>  
 
''' (916) 875-6022<br>  
(916) 875-6001 (FAX)'''<br>
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(916) 875-6001 Fax<br>
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'''''Testing:<br>'''''
 
'''''Testing:<br>'''''
  
'''HIV Antibody Testing<br>  
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'''HIV Antibody Testing'''<br>  
Capitol Hill Center'''<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>
'''(916) 874-7720(916)<br>
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(916) 874-7720(916)<br>
442-1878 (fax)'''<br>
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442-1878 Fax<br>
  
  
'''''Toll free numbers for information and local support groups:'''''
 
  
'''(800) 367-2437 California AIDS Hotline '''<br>
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'''''Toll free numbers for information and local support groups:'''''<br>
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(800) 367-2437 California AIDS Hotline<br>
 
(800) 273-2437 (After hours)<br>
 
(800) 273-2437 (After hours)<br>
(415) 434-2437 (After hour-San Francisco Area)'''<br>
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(415) 434-2437 (After hour-San Francisco Area)<br>
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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>
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(916) 443-6629 Fax<br>
  
  
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3550 Wilshire Blvd, Room 300<br>
 
3550 Wilshire Blvd, Room 300<br>
 
Los Angeles, CA 90010<br>
 
Los Angeles, CA 90010<br>
'''(213) 201-1600 (has Spanish menu)'''<br>
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(213) 201-1600 (has Spanish menu)<br>
'''(800) 227-8922 STD/AIDS Hotline'''<br>
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(800) 227-8922 STD/AIDS Hotline<br>
  
  
'''Center for Disease Control<br>
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'''Center for Disease Control'''<br>
National AIDS and Sexually<br>
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National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline<br>
Transmitted Diseases Hotline'''<br>
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(800) 342-2437<br>  
 
(800) 342-2437<br>  
 
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish speaking)<br>
 
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish speaking)<br>
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[http://wwwcdc.gov/ www.cdc.gov]<br>
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[http://wwwcdc.gov/ '''www.cdc.gov''']<br>
[http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/ www.cdc.gov/hiv]<br>
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[http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/ '''www.cdc.gov/hiv''']<br>
[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>
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'''US Center for Disease Control'''<br>
 
1600 Clifton Road<br>
 
1600 Clifton Road<br>
 
Atlanta, GA 30333<br>  
 
Atlanta, GA 30333<br>  
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(404) 639-3311<br>  
 
(404) 639-3311<br>  
  
 
Publications available: None are offered by the Consumer Information Center.
 
  
  
See also: ''' Health Services (California Department of)or Medical Board (of California)'''
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'''See:'''<br>
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[[Health Services (California Department of)|Heath Services (California Department of)]]<br>
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[[Medical Board (of California)|Medical Board (of California)]]<br>
  
  
Other referrals:
 
  
  
 
<p>[[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/guide/index.shtml|Consumer Resource & Referral Guide]]
 
<p>[[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/guide/index.shtml|Consumer Resource & Referral Guide]]
 
     Consumer Resource & Referral Guide<br>
 
     Consumer Resource & Referral Guide<br>
   [[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.ca.gov/About/Government/agencyindex.html|Directory of State Agencies ]]  
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   [[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.ca.gov/CaSearch/Agencies.aspx|Directory of State Agencies ]]  
 
     Directory of State Agencies<br>
 
     Directory of State Agencies<br>
 
   [[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.dca.ca.gov/consumer/links_federal.shtml|Directory of Federal Agencies]]
 
   [[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.dca.ca.gov/consumer/links_federal.shtml|Directory of Federal Agencies]]

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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 997426 MS 357 MS 7700
Sacramento, CA 95899-7426
(916) 449-5900
(916) 449-5909 Fax
www.dhs.ca.gov


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:

(800) 367-2437 California AIDS Hotline
(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


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


Center for Disease Control
National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline
(800) 342-2437
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish speaking)
(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) 311-3435
(404) 639-3311


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



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