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''' (916) 449-5900<br>  
 
''' (916) 449-5900<br>  
 
(916) 449-5909 (fax) '''<br>
 
(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>  
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'''''Prevention/education:'''''<br>  
  
 
'''County of Sacramento Health and Human Services<br>  
 
'''County of Sacramento Health and Human Services<br>  
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(916) 875-6001 (FAX)'''<br>
 
(916) 875-6001 (FAX)'''<br>
  
Testing<br>
 
  
'''HIV Antibody Testing  
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'''''Testing:<br>'''''
Capitol Hill Center '''
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'''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>
''' (916) 874-7720(916)<br>
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'''(916) 874-7720(916)<br>
 
442-1878 (fax)'''<br>
 
442-1878 (fax)'''<br>
  
Toll free numbers for information and local support groups:
 
  
'''California AIDS Hotline '''
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'''''Toll free numbers for information and local support groups:'''''
'''(800) 367-2437<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>
 
(415) 434-2437 (After hour-San Francisco Area)'''<br>
  
'''Center for AIDS Research
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Education and Services (CARES)'''<br>
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'''Center for AIDS Research 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>
(Sacramento County only)<br>
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'''AIDS Project Los Angeles'''<br>  
 
'''AIDS Project Los Angeles'''<br>  
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Los Angeles, CA 90010<br>
 
Los Angeles, CA 90010<br>
 
'''(213) 201-1600 (has Spanish menu)'''<br>
 
'''(213) 201-1600 (has Spanish menu)'''<br>
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'''(800) 227-8922 STD/AIDS Hotline'''<br>
  
'''STD/AIDS Hotline'''<br>
 
(800) 227-8922<br>
 
  
'''Center for Disease Control
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'''Center for Disease Control<br>
National AIDS and Sexually
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National AIDS and Sexually<br>
Transmitted Diseases Hotline'''
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Transmitted Diseases Hotline'''<br>
 
(800) 342-2437<br>  
 
(800) 342-2437<br>  
 
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish speaking)<br>
 
(800) 344-7432 (Spanish speaking)<br>
 
(800) 243-7889 (TTY)<br>
 
(800) 243-7889 (TTY)<br>
  
[http:/wwwcdc.gov/ www.cdc.gov]<br>
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[http:/www.cdc.gov/hiv/ www.cdc.gov/hiv]<br>
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[http://wwwcdc.gov/ www.cdc.gov]<br>
[http:/www.cdcnpin.org/ www.cdcnpin.org]<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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'''US Center for Disease Control '''<br>
 
'''US Center for Disease Control '''<br>
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(800) 311-3435<br>
 
(800) 311-3435<br>
 
(404) 639-3311<br>  
 
(404) 639-3311<br>  
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Publications available: None are offered by the Consumer Information Center.
 
Publications available: None are offered by the Consumer Information Center.
  
See also: ''' Health Services (California Department of)
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See also: ''' Health Services (California Department of)or Medical Board (of California)'''
Medical Board (of California)'''
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Other referrals:  
 
Other referrals:  

Revision as of 20:37, 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)
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


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


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


Other referrals:


Consumer Resource & Referral Guide Consumer Resource & Referral Guide
Directory of State Agencies Directory of State Agencies
Directory of Federal Agencies Directory of Federal Agencies
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