According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.2 million people in the United States had HIV at the end of 2018. Of those people, about 14%, or 1 in 7, did not know they were infected.
New Horizon Family Health Services’ Ryan White Program team will host two HIV screening and education events offering HIV screening, information about HIV prevention and treatment options and why it is important to know your HIV status. The events are open to the community.
Tuesday, September 29
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Greer Office - 111-A Berry Avenue, Greer
Thursday, October 1
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Greenville Office - 975 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605
About the Ryan White Program
New Horizon Family Health Services’ Ryan White Program is a federally funded early intervention program offering support services to improve the quality, availability and organization of health care for people living with HIV/AIDS. The program serves over 1,200 patients in a 10-county service area of Abbeville, Anderson, Edgefield, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Oconee, Pickens, and Saluda. Services include, but are not limited to, primary and HIV specialty medical care, oral health services, prescription assistance, case management, and laboratory and radiology services.
Nationally, the Ryan White Program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide primary and HIV specialty care and essential support services to more than half a million people each year. Learn more about NHFHS’ Ryan White Program and its services at www.newhorizonfhs.org/programs/ryan-white-program/.
About New Horizon Family Health Services
For over 28 years, New Horizon Family Health Services has been serving Greenville County and Upstate South Carolina. We provide over 100,000 medical, dental and behavioral health visits to over 28,000 patients annually. In addition to our Ryan White Program, NHFHS also offers a Health Care for the Homeless Program serving over 2,500 patients each year.
New Horizon Family Health Services operates medical offices in Greenville, Greer and Travelers Rest, a dental office in Greenville, two mobile medical units and a mobile dental unit. Services include primary medical, dental and behavioral health care, pharmacy and laboratory services. The mission of New Horizon Family Health Services is to provide quality, affordable, compassionate patient-centered health care to improve the health of the communities we serve.
NHFHS is partially financially supported by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Public Health Service Act. Of total operating costs, 23% is funded by federal support. For this year’s budget, the federal grant funding is $5,864,494. Seventy – seven percent (77%) of total costs will be financed by non-governmental sources.
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