CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News UpdateNEW MEXICO: NM Offers AID to Patients of Nondentist
May 24, 2013
DrBicuspid.com (05.21.2013) Aids Weekly Plus
The New Mexico Department of Health is advising any individuals who received dental services in their homes or other nonclinic settings, especially any dental services offered by “El Dentista,” to get free counseling and blood tests. The person “El Dentista” also may have been known as Eliver Lopez or Eliver Kestler. The health department will conduct a short, confidential interview and then offer free confidential blood tests for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV. They will determine if persons need to be tested more than once, and if they need any additional services. If persons have received any dental services from “El Dentista,” they should call the New Mexico Department of Health at (505) 827–0006 to learn where to go for counseling and testing.