Skip Global navigation and goto content

It's a New Day in Public Health.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

Skip MegaMenu and goto content

Minority AIDS Coordinator

Florida Department of Health in Alachua County

Minority AIDS Coordinator (MAC) 

From a home base at the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County in Gainesville, the Area 3/13* Minority AIDS Coordinator, or MAC, serves as Community Liaison, Resource Officer, and Program Consultant from the Department of Health's Bureau of HIV/AIDS to the minority population of fifteen counties in North Central Florida.


The MAC provides or coordinates services to community-based organizations and concerned individuals serving the needs of minorities infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. These include:

  • Organizational capacity building workshops
  • Links to local, state, and federal funding opportunities
  • Cultural competency/awareness training
  • HIV/AIDS pre- and post-test counseling/testing **
  • Community health educational presentations
  • Links to support groups
  • Coordinates community planning programs/activities
  • Linkage to treatment and care for HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis/STDs
  • Other health care services

For information or assistance

Contact us at 352-334-7900


(Note*- Area 3/13 is comprised of Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee, and Union Counties.)

(Note**-Anonymous and Confidential HIV/AIDS testing available. Also confidential STD/Hepatitis testing available.)