Resource Logo
CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update

ILLINOIS: Video Tells Illinois Prisoners About HIV Services




 

Associated Press (02.04.12) - Friday, February 24, 2012

"Outside the Walls: Life Beyond HIV" is a new educational video on re-entry services for ex-offenders living with HIV/AIDS. The Department of Corrections will use the AIDS Foundation of Chicago-supported video also to encourage prisoners to take advantage of HIV testing available in prisons. Tawon Dale of AFC's Community Advisory Board appears in the video, discussing how he worked with a case manager when leaving prison to find housing, medication, and job training. The nonprofit Men & Women in Prison Ministries is distributing the video in Chicago.



 


Copyright © 2012 -CDC Prevention News Update, Publisher. All rights reserved to Information, Inc., Bethesda, MD. The CDC National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention provides the following information as a public service only. Providing synopses of key scientific articles and lay media reports on HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis does not constitute CDC endorsement. This daily update also includes information from CDC and other government agencies, such as background on Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) articles, fact sheets, press releases and announcements. Reproduction of this text is encouraged; however, copies may not be sold, and the CDC HIV/STD/TB Prevention News Update should be cited as the source of the information. Contact the sources of the articles abstracted below for full texts of the articles.



Information in this article was accurate in February 24, 2012. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.