Happy March everyone! Did you know that Northland Cares is celebrating 20 years of serving the residents of Yavapai County this July? It’s true. And we have experienced a lot of changes in these past two decades! We have two clinics and one outreach office. We have a clinic in Cottonwood, where … [Read more...] about Stopping HIV
Highlighting the Significance of December First
Human nature dictates the things that capture – and keep – our attention. If you send a survey out to 300 random people and ask them about the significance of Dec. 1, I can guarantee you most of them will not know. Unless something affects us directly, we tend to not pay attention. Admittedly, … [Read more...] about Highlighting the Significance of December First
Are People with HIV More at Risk for COVID?
About 40 years ago, a new illness appeared, and because it was spreading like wildfire through the male gay community, it was dubbed the “gay cancer.” As the pandemic took life after life, the medical/scientific communities fought to understand it and how to stop it. After countless hours of … [Read more...] about Are People with HIV More at Risk for COVID?
Tips for Preventing STIs
It is my passion and professional commitment to stop the spread of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and STIs (sexually transmitted infection) in our county and state! Today, I’d like to discuss prevention. Why? Because we need to increase our knowledge to stop the STIs from being shared. Here are … [Read more...] about Tips for Preventing STIs
Understanding the Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Arizona
Most people in the United States are not aware that Arizona has the distinguished honor of being higher than the national average for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases. These bacterial infections are easily spread and can have no symptoms, which makes them that much easier to spread … [Read more...] about Understanding the Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Arizona