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It's a New Day in Public Health.

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

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Test and Treat Program

Epidemiology

Test and Treat Program provides immediate linkage to HIV care and initiation of treatment at the time of HIV diagnoses and/or at the time of returning to care after a gap in services.

Benefits to clients:

  • Slows disease progression
  • Decreases patient mortality rate
  • Patient become less infectious during medication
  • Empowerment to live successfully with HIV

Benefits to the community:

  • Reduce HIV transmission to others
  • Reduce long term medical cost
  • Helps reduce health disparities
  • Effective antiretroviral treatment
  • Lowers the community viral load
To obtain additional information please call: (239) 461-6100.