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HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness

HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness

September 18, is the National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. At The Project, we thought you should know a few reasons why it is important in 2019 to recognize older populations living with HIV. With the advancement of treatments for HIV/AIDs it is possible for...
Dar Krom named Director of The Project

Dar Krom named Director of The Project

We are excited to introduce Dar Krom, the new Director of The Project of Primary Health Care! She started with The Project in 2015 as a quality specialist and was promoted to the role of Support Services Manager in 2017. Dar has more than 29 years of experience...
Are you at risk for Hepatitis C?

Are you at risk for Hepatitis C?

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, and we created a list of the four factors/behaviors that increase your risk of Hepatitis C. You have had unprotected sex with multiple partners. People can live with Hepatitis C for decades without symptoms which means that many...
Syphilis Strikes Back in US and Iowa

Syphilis Strikes Back in US and Iowa

Once on the brink of elimination, syphilis cases reached a 24-year high in the United States in 2017. More than 30,000 cases of the sexually transmitted disease (STD) were reported nationally that year—a nearly 11% jump since 2016. In Iowa alone, there were 101 cases...
Just Diagnosed? Don’t Panic

Just Diagnosed? Don’t Panic

Receiving an HIV diagnosis has never been less life-changing than it is today. Since the early days of the epidemic, treatments have been revolutionized, and with modern medications you can now look forward to living a long and healthy life, pursuing all the same...