The CDPH-OA reported the following highlights at the August and September 2018 San Francisco EMA HIV Community Planning Council and Oakland Transitional Geographic Area Planning Council meetings:
A collaborative project in Orange County with California Ryan White Part B Clinical Quality Management Program and California Prevention Training Center sought to increase gonorrhea and chlamydia screening among MSM. Lessons learned will help CDPH frame support of STD screening for MSM living with HIV.
As of August 27, 2018, there are 149 PrEP-Assistance Program (AP) enrollment sites. The number of clinics in the PrEP-AP Provider Network is growing; there are currently 38, 5 more than the number reported in the previous WOTS. The new clinics are:
- 2 clinics in Alameda County [Asian Health Services and East Bay Advanced Care AIDS (previously known as East Bay AIDS Center)]
- 3 clinics in Los Angeles County [Bartz – Altadonna Community Health Center, JWHC Institute, Inc. – East Hollywood, and Northeast Valley Health Corporation)