Here’s some good news about HIV/AIDS: science has made real progress toward creating a cure and a vaccine – we don’t have these treatments yet, but scientists and doctors are very optimistic. That’s in addition to proven therapies that can reduce the risk of contracting HIV and treatment to help those with HIV or AIDS live long, healthy lives.
We are Currently Offering Telephone Visits for Medical and Case Management Appointments
If you have any questions or you are seeking HIV prevention or care services, please call our Patient Service Center ahead of time at:
(323) 869-5448 (Los Angeles County) or (714) 500-0491 (Orange County)
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Know Your Status
HIV testing is now available in person or from the comfort of your home!
If you are sexually active and/or sharing needles, we recommend to get tested for HIV every three months or at least once a year, depending on your risk level. That includes sex without condoms, with multiple partners, and/or with someone of unknown status. We offer testing to anyone who is at least 13 years old.
Providing HIV care, prevention, and support services in the community for more than 30 years.
If you are looking for ways to reduce your risk for HIV or if you received an HIV diagnosis and need help starting and staying in care – AltaMed is here for you. From testing to treatment, we are ready to support your well-being at every step of the way.
Our dedicated team is staffed with caring and experienced professionals familiar with your health care needs. We are ready to answer your questions confidentially and provide you with resources that will help you grow healthy.
Explore Prevention Options
Now there are more ways to prevent transmission of STIs, HIV, and Hepatitis C. In addition to health education and information, we offer condoms, rapid HIV testing, STI screening, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Our HIV prevention specialists are happy to make these available and explain how all these options can minimize your risk and benefit your health.
Get the Care You Deserve
AltaMed is one of the largest HIV service providers in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, serving more than 2,000 patients. Our multicultural and bilingual physicians and staff can help you explore your care options so you can make the best decisions that support your sexual health and overall well-being. AltaMed provides eligible patients with medical services, medications, and other important health and community resources at low or no cost.