Transforming Reentry Services is providing HIV and HCV screening for African-American Men having Sex with Men (MSM), African-American Transgenders, High-Risk Heterosexual African-Americans, and African-American Injection Drug Users.
Without testing and treatment, a person can suffer from HIV and transmit the virus to others for more than a decade, showing no sympoms until their immune system has already been destroyed.
IDPH has provided nearly $26 million to scores of agencies across the state, to provide all Illinoisans access to sustainable HIV prevention and care, as a part of the
Who is this for?
- Men having sex with men
- Injection Drug Users
If you fall outside of these populations, you can still from your nearest IDPH-funded site.
If you have questions or concerns, please call the Illinois HIV/STD hotline at 1-800-243-2437.
If you or someone you know are pregnant and have HIV concerns, please call the Illinois Perinatal HIV hotline at 1-800-439-4079.
About the IDPH AAARA program
*This program is funded by Illinois Department of Health’s African-American AIDS Response Act. Priorities for the highest risk populations to be served and the interventions to be provided are established by the Department under the guidance of the Illinois HIV Integrated Planning Council. You may review the latest public set (2021-23) of Risk Group Definitions recommendations from the Council .