HIV/AIDS Prevention, Health Care, & Support Services
Waterbury Health Department, One Jefferson Square, 2nd Floor, Waterbury, CT 06706
Office Hours: 8:00 am-4:30 pm -- Walk-ins or by appointment
HIV/AIDS Prevention Program
Samuel Bowens III – HIV Prevention Program
HIV/AIDS Health Care & Support Program
Joyce Boone – Health Care & Support Services
Torrington Satellite Office: Located at Trinity Episcopal Church, 220 Prospect Street, Torrington, CT 06790
Office Hours: 8 am-4 pm or by appointment
Waterbury HIV/AIDS Prevention-Health Care & Support Services programs post a video or news item every Monday at 9:00 am. Like & Follow Waterbury Health Department on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waterburyhealthdepartment/
HIV/AIDS Prevention and HIV/AIDS Health Care & Support Services
“The goal of our award-winning programs for HIV/AIDS Prevention and HIV/AIDS Health Care & Support Services is to help people be aware of their health status and connected to health care and support services.” PHOTO, left to right: Barbara Ligon--OTL counselor, Larry Butler--State Representative 72nd District, Samuel Bowens--Prevention Department Program Coordinator, Ann Galloway-Johnson--OTL counselor, Joyce Boone--Health Care & Support Services Program Coordinator, Jackie Robertson--OTL counselor.
The Waterbury Health Department has more than 30 years experience providing services related to HIV/AIDS prevention and care. When people living with HIV/AIDS achieve the best possible outcomes, they are less likely to transmit HIV infection to others.
Our services include the following specialty areas:
|HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Services
|HIV/AIDS Health Care & Support Services Program
- Medical Case Management for Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS & Their Families
- The Medical Case Management staff works with clients and their families to assess their individual needs that results in successful outcomes
- Funded by the CT Department of Public Health/Ryan White Part B Program
- Bilingual services available
- Client Advocacy Services
- Assistance in receiving health care/health insurance
- Assistance with basic needs
- Medical transportation
- Onsite Food Pantry
- Assistance with financial entitlement program, financial emergencies, etc.
- And much more
Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Getting to Zero CT
In 2017, the CT Department of Public Health DPH Commissioner appointed a 23 member commission – including Samuel F. Bowens III, Program Coordinator, Waterbury Health Department Prevention Program – to use a data-driven process to develop a statewide plan with city-specific recommendations on how to end the HIV epidemic in CT.
ZERO HIV DEATHS. ZERO NEW INFECTIONS. ZERO STIGMA.
For more information: https://gettingtozeroct.org/
Did you know that?
- 1 in 880 White women, 1 in 132 White men and 1 in 11 White MSM will contract HIV in a lifetime.
- 1 in 227 Hispanic women, 1 in 48 Hispanic men and 1 in 4 Hispanic MSM will contract HIV in a life time.
- 1 in 48 Black women, 1 in 20 Black men and 1 in 2 Black MSM will contract HIV in a life time.
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. GET TESTED AND TAKE CONTROL!
LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION
2019 Prevention Program Brochure
2019 Case Management Brochure
2013 Award of Excellence in Health Communications: