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    • 1-800-233-7432 Spanish
  • AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
    • 1-800-542-2437
  • HIV Confidentiality Hotline
    • 1-800-962-5065

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    • Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEP Line)
      • 1-866-637-2342
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    • 1-866-637-2342
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Corrections and HIV/AIDS

The AIDS Institute's Criminal Justice Initiative (CJI) was developed in response to the emerging prevention and service needs of HIV infected and at-risk detainees, inmates and ex-offenders in New York State. Its goal is to provide a comprehensive, seamless continuum of quality HIV prevention and supportive services to individuals in a correctional setting and ex-offenders returning to their home communities. These services are designed to diminish HIV transmission and improve the health and well-being of individuals living with HIV/AIDS. The CJI uses multiple strategies to ensure effective service delivery.

Extension of Deadline for Submission of Information on DOH Review of DOCS HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Prevention and Care Policies: In May 2010, it was announced that the Department of Health (DOH) will conduct a review of State correctional facilities' policies and practices related to the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, and Hepatitis C. The public, including inmates/patients, their families, and advocates, were invited to provide DOH with relevant information in writing via e-mail to: or by regular mail to "DOCS Review, P.O. Box 2112, Empire Plaza Station, Albany, NY 12220." The deadline for submission of information was June 15, 2010. The deadline has been extended to June 30, 2010.

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