Make a confidential referral to your local HIV Care Connect office.
Illinois HIV Care Connect is an extensive, statewide network of medical case management, health care and support services for people living with HIV. Your referral can help HIV+ individuals find the services they need to achieve optimal health and self-sufficiency. If you are HIV+ and want to refer yourself, you may do so.
A personal case manager helps HIV+ individuals who enroll to find needed services.
HIV Care Connect provides access to health care and a broad range of support services.
Illinois African-American HIV/AIDS Response Act Funding Opportunities. Request for Application. Guidance. Budget Form. Workshop. Risk Group Definitions. Equipment Specifications. HIV Incidence and Prevalence.
Mike Maginn joins Illinois HIV Care Connect team: The Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Central Illinois Friends of People with AIDS and Mike Maginn in providing leadership and assistance to the HIV Care Connect program. Mike will replace retiring IPHA Care Connect Coordinator Rich Galati. Rich did a great job for us. We look forward to working with our new partner to provide much-needed resources to the HIV community. Mike may be reached at email@example.com or 217-522-5687.
A revised Quality of Life RFA for funds that remain available has been issued. The new due date is Feb. 8, 2013. A conference call for applicants will be held at 2:30 p.m., Jan. 14th. See the following for more information: Application Packet, Budget Form, Guidance.
The Common Patient Assistance Program Application (CPAPA), announced by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the International AIDS Conference in July, went into effect today and is now available here. This single common application allows uninsured individuals living with HIV and/or their providers/caregivers to use one application to apply for multiple patient assistance programs (PAPs) that together provide an entire course of antiretroviral therapy.
AIDSinfo announces the release of the updated Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents. The guidelines' preface, What's New in the Guidelines?, summarizes key updates including changes in the sections on Laboratory Testing, What to Start, and Considerations for Antiretroviral Use in Patients with Coinfections. The updated guidelines include a new table format presenting antiretroviral-associated adverse events by drug class. Significant changes from the previous version of the guidelines are highlighted in yellow throughout the document.
View the new Ryan White HIV/AIDS history video
Calendar of Events
For your convenience, Illinois HIV Care Connect has links to information about training, educational and other events for health care professionals and HIV+ individuals.
Living with HIV? Start taking positive steps to health today.
Today, many HIV+ individuals are living long and fulfilling lives. The key is getting effective HIV treatment. Take two important steps: call your local Illinois HIV Care Connect office and see a doctor experienced in treating HIV.
A project of the Illinois Public Health Association, Illinois HIV Care Connect is funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health