HIV Support Group – New Location

HIV Support Group – New Location

The location for the HIV Support Group has changed! When: Wednesdays, 5-6 PM Where: 1200 Valley West Drive Suite 704, West Des Moines, 50266 (Third Floor Conference Room) Every Wednesday evening share information and experiences with an inclusive group of individuals...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Davis

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Davis

Tom Davis has single-handedly assembled 15,000 safe sex kits for our prevention team to distribute in the community. Tom had been volunteering for a year when he attended our Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service safe sex kit packing event in January. Our team reached...

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National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day

On National HIV Testing Day, June 27, and we chatted with KCCI about the importance of getting tested, and Tommie Clark even got tested on air to show everyone in Central Iowa how easy it is to get tested. During the day we set up our Mobile Health Unit in the parking...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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