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News and thoughts from the Long Island Association for AIDS Care

July 23, 2018
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The Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC) recognizes National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

July 25, 2018 marks the Sixth Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), lead by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) and the Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment (COPE). It is a day dedicated to … Continue reading

May 11, 2018
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LIAAC Recognizes Hepatitis Awareness Month and National Hepatitis Testing Day

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19, 2018 is National Hepatitis Testing Day, an opportunity to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encouraging priority populations to get tested. According to the Centers … Continue reading

August 30, 2017
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Opioids, Heroin: The Crisis Hits Home

By Sara GuandoThe opioid epidemic has been declared a national emergency. In his remarks President Trump stated “Nobody is safe from this epidemic that threatens young and old, rich and poor, urban and rural communities.  Everybody is threatened.”[i] The statements … Continue reading

July 21, 2017
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Fifth Annual African American Hepatitis C Action Day

July 25, 2017 marks the Fifth Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), lead by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) and the Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment (COPE). It is a day dedicated to … Continue reading