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Anyone living with HIV/AIDS is eligible for case management services, regardless of income or insurance. Those who meet income and insurance guidelines are also eligible for dental care, housing services, utility support, primary HIV medical care, nutrition services, vaccinations, transportation assistance, mental health services and legal services. East Central Illinois Care Connect Service Directory.

Why PrEP Matters

  • There are an estimated40,000 - 50,000 new HIV infections
    each year in the US.
  • 1.2 million people in the U.S living with HIV
  • This number is not changing, despite years of prevention efforts.
  • 1 in 8 people (12.8%) are not aware of their HIV infection

What Is PrEP?

  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is antiretroviral medicine taken daily by HIV-negative people to reduce their risk of infection
  • Truvada is currently the only FDA approved medication for PrEP. Truvada is a combination of 2 drugs: tenofovir and emtricitabine
  • The medication has been used as an HIV treatment since 2004
  • Truvada proven effective for preventing HIV infection in multiple clinical trials
  • Approved as PrEP in 2012 as part of a combination prevention approach

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Interactive Illinois map of PrEP providers

NOTICE:

Illinois now requires that those conducting confidential HIV tests to report the names of those who test positive to the state health department. This information is CONFIDENTIAL. No one who works for Public Health or for the state may disclose your HIV status without your written permission. Your privacy is protected by law. ANONYMOUS tests results are NOT reported to the state.

Name-Based Reporting in Illinois Frequently Asked Questions - aidschicago.org

How to obtain services

Locations:

201 W. Kenyon Rd., Champaign
Location information including maps

Eligibility:

The East Central Illinois HIV Care Connect covers the counties of Champaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Ford, Iroquois, Jasper, Kankakee, Lawrence, Livingston, Richland and Vermilion. Any HIV-positive person living in the above counties who meets income and insurance guidelines is eligible for all other services. Call for details.

Cost:

Services are FREE.

How do I get services?:

Call us to schedule an assessment.

Hours:

By appointment only: M-F, 8-4

Contact:

(217) 531-5368