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    Join GTCV for Special Screenings of Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame) at Cinema Diverse

    You’re invited to join Get Tested Coachella Valley and AltaMed for two special screenings of Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame) at Cinema Diverse. AltaMed’s award-winning and nationally recognized English and Spanish televovela web-series, Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame), was developed to highlight the impact HIV has on the......

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    HIV and Aging Community Conference Presentation

    Thank you for joining us at the HIV and Aging Community Conference! If you missed the conference but would still like the info, please watch our video of the PowerPoint presentations from the event. To learn how to become a client or patient, please call our......

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    HIV and Aging Community Conference Featured Speakers and Panelists Announced

    Get Tested Coachella Valley is proud to announce our Featured Speakers and Panelists for the 2016 HIV and Aging Community Conference. Conference Moderator Tricia Gerhlein, Regional Director, Clinton Health Matters Initiative  Tricia Gehrlein is the Associate Director of Community Health Transformation. She works with the......

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    What Is Shigella and What You Need to Know About It

    The recent outbreak of Shigella flexneri infections has prompted the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to issue a health warning for Southern California. Dr. Cameron Kaiser, MD, MPH, Public Health Officer, County of Riverside, indicates that his team is watching the situation very......

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    Thank you Comic Con Palm Springs!

    Get Tested’s Comic Con Palm Springs Youth Outreach VIP Pass Giveaway In the weeks leading up to Comic Con Palm Springs, team GTCV brought our mobile testing clinic to movie theaters, comic book stores, and restaurants throughout the Coachella Valley to offer a free 3-day......

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    Ask GTCV: How Can You Tell If Someone Has HIV?

    Have you ever wondered, “How can you tell if someone has HIV?” Our team hears this question a lot, so today, we’re sharing the answer in the latest Ask GTCV video. Our health educator Krystal tackles this question in the video below: So, how can you tell......

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    Meet the Team: This is Ralph

    Get Tested Coachella Valley is proud to feature Program Manager Raphael Gonzales, Jr. (Ralph) in the latest installment of Meet the Team! His Journey to the Public Health and HIV Sector Inspired by a public health educator providing HIV education during one of his college classes,......

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    5 Reasons Why You Should Get Tested for HIV RIGHT NOW!

    Wondering if you should get tested for HIV? Here are 5 reasons we think you should get tested right now! Because some people don’t know their HIV status. Nearly 1 in 5 people with HIV don’t know they are infected, don’t get HIV medical care,......

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    5 Ways to Prevent HIV Infection

    Did you know HIV is highly preventable? By taking a few simple steps, you can take charge of your health and prevent HIV infection. Here are 5 ways you can prevent HIV infection: Get tested. The first – and most important – step in preventing......

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    5 Ways You Can Help Get Tested Coachella Valley End HIV on National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    September 27 is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and Get Tested Coachella Valley is inviting you to join us in stopping the spread of HIV in the gay men’s community with five ways you can get involved today. HIV has been a crucial issue......

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PrEP is a CDC-recommended therapy for those who are HIV-negative and at substantial risk for acquiring HIV. Daily PrEP use can lower one’s risk of acquiring HIV through sexual contact by more than 90%, according to the CDC.

PrEP is a medication that must be prescribed by a doctor. Prior to speaking to a medical provider, a PrEP Talk can answer your basic questions and provide the knowledge you need to decide your next step.

Make your appointment for a PrEP Talk today!

PEP is a treatment that can prevent HIV infection if started within 72 hours
of exposure. If you think you may have been exposed to HIV, visit The DOCK
or another medical provider that provides PEP as soon as possible.