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General Medical Resources

CDC: Flu Prevention Information
Hepatitis A Vaccine Fact Sheet
Hepatitis B Vaccine Fact Sheet

HIV Information and Resources
CDC: HIV and its Treatment Fact Sheet
AVAC: Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Fact Sheet
AIDS Infonet: Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) Fact Sheet
AIDS Infonet: What is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?
DateHookup: AIDS and HIV Information
Drugs That Fight HIV
Every Dose Every Day toolkit
HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2014
2014 DHAP Annual Report

Cancer Information and Resources
Baltimore City Health Department Cancer Prevention Education Screening and Treatment (CPEST) Program
Colonoscopy Fact Sheet
Oral Cancer Fact Sheet
Baltimore City Health Department Oral Cancer Screening: Open Wide Flyer

Community Presentations

Summary of HIV Rankings for Maryland, March 12, 2013

National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation Assessment, April 29, 2013, Baltimore, MD
Ongoing Implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, presented by Grant Colfax, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy
HIV/AIDS Epidemiology in Maryland, presented by Colin Flynn, Chief of HIV Surveillance, Epidemiology and Evaluation at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
National HIV/AIDS Strategy Update, presented by Andrew Forsyth, DHHS/OASH Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy

Maryland World AIDS Day 2011 State Commemorative Event, December 1, 2011

HIV Testing and Treatment Resources in Baltimore

HIV Testing at Chase Brexton Health Services
The JACQUES Initiative Testing and Linkage to Care Sites
Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) HIV Clinics

Drug Recovery

Tuerk house
Substance Abuse Treatment Resources
Drug overdose brochure from Staying Alive

Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration Resource Directory
National Directory of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Programs
Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certified Halfway House
Homeless Resources Protocol


Medical Care in Baltimore

Anti-Viral Linkage Initiative
ALI is a program of Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. (BCRI). The goal of ALI is to help individuals manage their HIV and Hepatitis C exposure risks and treatment options by providing testing, education and linkage to care.

Charm City Clinic
Charm City Clinic and Men & Families Center brochure
The CHARM Program Curing Hepaitits and Realizing eMpowerment
The CHARM program is located within the Eastern Health District STD clinic on the 1st floor and within the Druid Health District STD Clinic on the 2nd.
Mental Health Services for Adults in Baltimore City
Baltimore City Health Department STD/HIV Prevention Services
The Baltimore City Health Department STD/ HIV Clinic is offering the following prevention services to individuals at high risk for STD/HIV infection.

  • Pre-Exposure prophylaxis (PreP)
  • STD/ HIV Prevention Services
    • Sexual Health Education
    • Medication Adherence Counseling
    • Risk-reduction Counseling
    • Medication Financial Assistance

For more information contact, Kimberly Rupert, PreP Case Manager at 410-396-9410 or 410-396-0176

The Power Project of Chase Brexton Healh Care
PreP Recruitment Flyer

Needle Exchange in Baltimore

Baltimore City Health Department Needle Exchange Program (NEP)
The Baltimore City Needle Exchange Program (NEP) seeks to reduce HIV, hepatitis C, and other infections by reducing the circulation of unclean syringes. The program also helps drug users overcome addiction by linking them to drug treatment services. In addition, the program provides testing for syphilis, HIV, and hepatitis C. NEP is provided in 17 locations in the city of Baltimore.
Hours and Locations

Legal Services in Baltimore

University of Maryland Clinical Law Office: Health Care Delivery & HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic
Services: Social Security Disability Benefits, Employment Discrimination, Child Custody, Standby Guardianship, Access to Healthcare, Advanced Directives, Powers of Attorney, Child in Need of Assistance (CINA)
500 West Baltimore Street, Suite 360, Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 706- 3295

Community Support Groups

OWEL (Older Women Embracing Life): Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month. They provide the opportunity to share experiences, as they relate to HIV/AIDS, and network with the women of OWEL. For more information and meeting location, contact Dorcas Baker, RN, at
Meeting dates, location and additional group details

Participation in Research Studies and HIV Community

ARCHWAY Detox: If you are 18–65 and trying to stop using heroin, you may be eligible for a research study in East Baltimore. You may be able to participate in a research study that requires outpatient visits, as well as an 18-day inpatient stay. Our study uses an FDA-approved medication to see if it can work for a new use: easing the discomforts of detox from opiates. This study also includes weekly individual counseling, case management, transportation assistance, entitlement application assistance, and aftercare planning. Interested individuals can call 1-866-START NOW or 443-740-2295 to screen to see if they could be eligible. Flyer here. More information here.

Additional ARCHWAY research opportunities available. See flyer and call 443-740-2295 to screen to see if you're eligible.

HIV Prevention and Testing Study: If you are 18 years and older, HIV-positive, and use heroin or cocaine, please call 1-800-967-5710 to see if you are eligible to participate. You will take part in individual or group interviews and will be paid for your time. All calls and participation are kept confidential. Flyer here.

Cervical Cancer Screening Behavior Study: If you are 18 years and older, HIV-positive, able to read and write English, and its been 12+ months since your last Pap test please call 1-410-614-2669 to see if you are eligible to participate. If you join the study, you will receive $20 each for participation in baseline and 3- and 6-month follow-up. See flyer for more information.