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CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update
RHODE ISLAND: Rhode Island Receives $1 Million for AIDS Programs

January 11, 2012
Associated Press (01.10.12) - Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Rhode Island is receiving more than $1 million from the US Department of Health and Human Services to expand programs to fight HIV/AIDS. Of the total, $600,000 will go to the state Department of Health to support enhanced testing and prevention; Miriam Hospital in Providence will receive more than $400,000 for testing, prevention, and treatment. Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) announced the grant Tuesday.