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Due to COVID-19, clinic services and hours may change. Calling ahead is recommended.

Take Care Down There Clinic

(614) 645-6732
Mon: 5 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Thu: 5 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
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Sexual Health Clinic

Currently Closed
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Women's Health Clinic

(614) 645-1850
Mon: 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Tue: 10 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Wed: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Thu: 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

 

First Sat of the month:
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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It's simple. HIV treatment works.

And it’s getting better all of the time. There are more ways to effectively treat HIV than ever before—with easy-to-take meds that promise a better quality of life and milder side effects, too. What does that mean for you? It means you’ve got options, whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with HIV without care. So get started. Because the sooner you get into treatment, the sooner you can get back to living a healthy, full life.

Get into care

These days, having HIV is life-changing—not life-ending. With consistent care and help from your doctors and loved ones, HIV is a manageable condition that’s doesn’t have to hold you back. Here’s how to get started:

 

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Build a care team It helps to work with experienced HIV treatment providers you can trust. But don’t let the search for a perfect doctor hold you back. At first, it’s just important to meet with an HIV provider who can order lab tests and get your treatment started. In time your care team may grow to include specialists like mental health providers, OB-GYNs, social workers, nutritionists, and others.
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Find your mix Left untreated, HIV attacks the immune system and can open the door to all sorts of serious illnesses. Your health care provider will work with you to find the antiretroviral therapy (ART) drugs for you. Your mix might be just one or two pills a day. ART is recommended for everyone living with HIV, no matter of how long they’ve had the virus or how healthy they are.

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Make every visit count Tracking your progress regularly, usually every 3 to 6 months, is huge. Your HIV team will monitor your viral load and immunity-boosting T-cells, look out for health problems that may complicate your care, and help you build healthy treatment habits that work for you. They can even connect you with assistance programs to help pay for HIV meds, insurance and more.

What’s U=U? Glad you asked.

U=U stands for “undetectable equals untransmittable,” and it’s a big deal. Because people living with HIV who stick with an effective treatment plan may be able to reduce the amount of virus in their body to undetectable levels. When HIV levels get that low, there’s no risk of passing the virus on to someone else through sex. Learn more at preventionaccess.org.