HIV/AIDS Statewide Calendar
The following table provides a centralized listing of all events related to HIV/AIDS in the state. If you would like to request an event be added to our calendar, complete the HIV/AIDS Statewide Events Form. Please allow 2 business days for us to process your request. Send questions and attachments to email@example.com. Visit News and Events for information on other programs, campaigns and initiatives.
Southwest Alabama HIV Update
Friday, September 22
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
MAO, The Mobile County Health Department and the Alabama Department of Public Health present the Southwest Alabama HIV Update at Goodwill Easter Seals (2440 Gordon Smith Road, Mobile) on Friday, September 22 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Topics will include HIV prevention and treatment with black MSM; LGBTQ sensitivity; STI update and more. Lunch is included, registration is free and contact hours are available. For more information contact K.C. Vick (KVick@maoi.org) at (334) 288-8091 or Diane Glass (DGlass@mchd.org) at (251) 690-8167. Register by September 20.
Integrating HIV Prevention Into Primary Care: A Summit for Health Professionals
Friday, September 29
The HIV Prevention Summit is designed to promote the integration of HIV prevention services into primary health care settings. Health care professionals can expect to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully introduce or enhance HIV prevention services into their current care frameworks to suit the needs of patients and clients from a wide variety of demographic and life experience backgrounds. Contact Kachina Kudroff by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (205) 996-4119. Download the event flyer for details.
Positive Self-Management Program
Friday, September 29 - Friday, November 3
This class, designed by Stanford University, helps persons living with a chronic disorder to deal with the disease and the impact it has on their lives and emotions. The class begins at 10 a.m. each Friday from September 29 through November 3, 2017, and will be held at Franklin Primary Health Center (1303 Dr. MLK Avenue, Mobile). For more information, call Jonnie Parks at (251) 436-7742, William Chastang at (251) 436-7745, Deborah Jackson at (251) 751-8928 or Emanuel Sewell at (251) 232-9289.
Alere/Oraquick Rapid Test Training
Ongoing Throughout 2017
Training for Alere Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Comb (conducted by Emma Randazo) and OraQuick Advance HIV-1/2 (conducted by Pam Pitts) will be available throughout 2017. Check the training schedule for dates, times and locations. For more information, contact Brenda Cummings at 334-206-5364 or at email@example.com.
Free HIV Testing (Dothan and Troy)
Ongoing Throughout 2017
Walgreens, 3574 Montgomery Hwy, Dothan, Alabama
Walgreens, 100 Elba Hwy., Troy, Alabama
The Alabama Department of Public Health will provide free, confidential HIV testing at Walgreens locations in Dothan and Troy throughout 2017. Download the testing schedule for locations, dates and times. For more information, contact Jacky Snell, ADPH HIV coordinator, at 334-678-5920.
FC2 Female Condom Online Masterclass
The FC2 Female Condom Online Masterclass is now available, with nine episodes covering topics from gender to value based communication to behavior change to how-to-use instructions for the female condom. View all nine episodes online.
HIV Fundamentals Online Course
The goal of the HIV Fundamentals Online Course is to provide an in-depth review of issues related to HIV transmission and prevention and in the HIV prevention and care program setting. Specifically participants will learn the necessary foundational information to perform their roles in the HIV prevention workforce as they complete each step in the course.
The course is a self-paced module in 3 main sections (about 20-30 minutes for each section) that provides foundational information, interactive practice exercise, knowledge checks, and downloadable resources to support your ability to understand the key issues affecting HIV prevention and care and our ability to effectively provide high impact prevention to both high risk HIV-negative individuals as well as people living with HIV. The course can be completed in one sitting or you can return to the site multiple times and pick up where you left off (be sure cookies are enabled on your browser).
OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV - 1 & 2 Training
The OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV - 1 & 2 Training is now available online. You will need to complete a professional data profile before accessing the video. Please allow 40-45 minutes to complete the training.
CDC Rapid HIV Test Online Training Course
The Rapid Test Training course can be accessed at the HIP eLearning Center by clicking on the "Online Training" link and selecting "Rapid HIV Testing - Online" in the "Interventions and Courses" drop-down menu. Once participants enter their login or create a new login, they complete the PIF and enter the course. The modules will take approximately five hours to complete in one setting. Participants may also start the online course, save their progress and return to complete the remainder of the course.
Page last updated: September 1, 2017