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313HIV Alachua

313HIV - Areas 3 and 13

Resources 

To schedule HIV educational classes contact 352-334-7900 ext. 3335

If you are interested in offering HIV testing in the community during events, you must complete a 2 or 3 day training that is offered at the Health Department. To register for the HIV 500/501 class please call Cynthia Heard at 352-334-7900 ext 3539. You must attend all of the required days of the training to receive a certificate.

"Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing."

If you are interested in signing up for the next class call 352-346-4023 or email 313HIV@flhealth.gov.

Clinic Schedule 

DOH - Alachua: 352-334-7912

Shands ID: 352-392-4058, Clinic - 352-265-0139

Shands Pediatric: 352-294-5252

Effective October 1, 2012, Florida Department of Health in Alachua County will no longer provide walk-in only Tuesday and Thursday afternoon testing for STDs. STD testing will be by appointment only and will be available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday of every week, and the first and third Wednesday of the month. Please call 352-334-7910 to schedule an appointment.

Minority AIDS Program HIV Outreach and Community Testing 

Help Us Help Others!

Having an STD can increase your chances of getting HIV!

HealthStreet offers free and confidential HIV tests by appointment only. The test is called OraSure swab test and it is a 2-week non-rapid test. HealthStreet is with the University of Florida, call 352-294-4880 or talk to someone at the front desk to make your appointment today! HealthStreet is located at 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608

Gainesville Area AIDS Project (GAAP) 

"Gainesville Area AIDS Project is a safe haven where people with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones can gather in a friendly atmosphere free from discrimination and stigma."

Gainesville Area AIDS Project provides a weekly no-cost lunch on Tuesdays, everyone is welcome! Free bread, pastry and other frozen food items are distributed on Tuesdays for take home. Once a month, free toiletries and home necessity items are distributed to those infected with HIV/AIDS in Alachua county, who qualify for the TREE program.

Eligibility requirements for the TREE program: The Replacement of Everyday Essentials (TREE) is a program of GAAP that provides clients with items such as: laundry detergent, bleach, shampoo, deodorant, toilet paper, razors, shaving cream and other essentials. We have recently streamlined the process of becoming a TREE client. Clients may be referred for the TREE program by their Ryan White case manager OR self-referred.

Clients who wish to self-refer shall call Nace Hopple at (352) 373-4227. The client will be advised of when to appear for their first TREE products pick up. The client must bring with him/her a current Letter of Eligibility. The client cannot be enrolled into the TREE program without a copy of this Letter of Eligibility.

Clients are only required to provide a Letter of Eligibility one time, unless the client drops from the program for whatever reason and requests re-enrollment.

"Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing."

Contact Information:
Website: www.gaaponline.org
Email: info@gaaponline.org
Phone: 352-373-4227
Address: 3131 NW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32609