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Know Your Status this World AIDS Day

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Know Your Status this World AIDS Day

“You get a positive result, and that’s a lifelong change in your life. And society is still set up to think that HIV is a death sentence, like it was before the advancement of medication.” That’s Mikayla Robinson. She works as an engagement specialist with Mozaic, an outreach program through Equitas Health targeting transgender and […]

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On the Run(way)

  On the Run(way)

Out of the Closet will be hosting on the RUN(WAY)! A fashion show produced by AIDS Healthcare Foundation to Promote HIV testing, and showcase designs from local businesses. With Free Entry, local businesses will have an opportunity to highlight their latest designs and interact with community members! The event will feature: -FREE FOOD -MUSIC -THE […]

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Community Cookout

  Community Cookout

1 in 8 people living with HIV doesn’t know their status. At AIDS Healthcare Foundation we work to educate community members about the importance of HIV testing. June 27th was National HIV Testing Day! We want you to join us, AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Saturday, June 30th for a community cookout! From 12 PM – […]

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2018 AIDS Walk Central Ohio

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill 2018 AIDS Walk Central Ohio

Hundreds Walk in Columbus to Support HIV Prevention and Treatment WHEN: Saturday, April 14 | 9:00 AM – Noon WHERE: McFerson Commons | 218 West St. Columbus, OH The 2018 Robert J. Fass Memorial AIDS Walk Central Ohio will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Columbus. This year’s tri-city walk/run/ride is slated to […]

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Local Sexual Health Expert Addresses LGBTQ Health Disparities With Some Tips for the New Year

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Sexual Health Expert Addresses LGBTQ Health Disparities With Some Tips for the New Year

It’s a straight, cisgendered world, and if anything could make that more clear, it’s the health care system. Mimi Rivard, medical provider for Equitas Health, said the absence of cultural competency within mainstream health care has normalized discriminatory treatment of LGBTQ individuals, leading to a community at disparately high risk for morbidity and mortality. Coming into […]

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The Confluence Cast: Equitas Health

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Equitas Health

Formerly known as AIDS Resource Center Ohio, Equitas Health is a state-wide organization that seeks be the gateway to good health for those at risk of or affected by HIV/AIDS, for the LGBTQ community, and for those seeking a welcoming healthcare home. We sat down with Bill Hardy, president and CEO, to discuss the history of the organization, […]

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AIDS Resource Center Becomes Equitas Health, Expands Services

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega AIDS Resource Center Becomes Equitas Health, Expands Services

An Ohio non-profit has expanded its commitment to individuals in the LGBTQ community, especially those affected by HIV/AIDs. AIDs Resource Center Ohio (ARC), renamed Equitas Health Monday morning, announced a culturally aware expansion of services and scope with a new logo and the slogan “Care for All.” “We are thrilled to be in a position […]

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