GTCV News

Get Tested Coachella Valley Results Recap!

In 2014, a coalition of community partners under the leadership of Desert AIDS Project launched Get Tested Coachella Valley, a three-year, $5 million public health campaign to dramatically reduce the spread of HIV. It combines education, routine HIV testing and linkage to care. This report...

The DOCK Clinic: Your Destination for Sexual Health

In March 2015, Desert AIDS Project launched its newest addition, The DOCK, a sexual health clinic named after it’s convenient location – the loading dock at Desert AIDS Project. Services of The DOCK include free and confidential HIV rapid testing; testing and treatment for other sexually-transmitted...

Blueprint for Action: Transforming the Health and Well-being of Community Members

In 2012, more than 140 community leaders committed to working together to improve regional health and wellness in the Coachella Valley. In partnership with the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI), Coachella Valley healthcare leaders launched the Coachella Valley Blueprint for Action. On Friday, October 28th, Coachella Valley...

Join the D.A.P. Community Health Team at the 2016 Desert AIDS Walk!

The Desert AIDS Project Community Health Department invites YOU to join our 2016 Desert AIDS Walk team!  “D.A.P.’s Community Health Team stands and walks with the entire D.A.P. family and our community for the Desert AIDS Walk on October 22nd! Please join and walk with our fun...

National Latino HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day at Playoffs

Get Tested Coachella Valley is proud to partner with the Mayor's Committee on Human Rights and Playoff Sports Bar to bring you free and confidential HIV testing on National Latino HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, October 15th. Join us for an evening of dancing, food and drink specials,...

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 Latino...

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 VIP...

Join Us In Creating a Healthier Community!

Looking for ways to give back to the community? Join us on Wednesday, August 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the Desert AIDS Project library to learn more about volunteering with our new Department of Community Health! No matter what your professional background, donating your time can...

Get Tested Coachella Valley to Receive Humanitarian Award!

Get Tested Coachella Valley is honored to be receiving the 2016 Humanitarian Award for Public Health Service at the 11th Annual Desert Nurses Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, May 10th. Founded by the Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce in 2005, the Desert Nurses Appreciation Luncheon acknowledges outstanding...

Join Us for Our Second GTCV Annual Update!

Can you believe it’s already Year 3 of our campaign to end HIV in the Coachella Valley? Believe it – and better yet, learn all about what you helped accomplish in the first two years at our second GTCV Annual Update! 2015 was an exciting year – thanks...