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HIV Programs

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Published on November 09, 2016. Last modified on April 17, 2020

HIV Particles CDCHours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm

Contact: Kristy Michie, Program Manager, 831-755-4503

COVID-19 Resources 

People living with HIV

Harm Reduction and SSP (Syringe Exchange) Guidance

Monterey County HIV Resource Guide

HIV Resource Guide (English)

HIV Resource Guide (Spanish)


Routine HIV Testing – Why Wait? Get Tested.

CDC Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults and Adolescents in Health Care Settings

HIV testing the risk is not being testedThe CDC estimates that 1 in 5 people infected with HIV are unaware that they are infected…and 54% of new sexually transmitted HIV infections in the US originate from HIV-infected persons who are unaware of their infection.

CDC recommendations urge providers to include HIV testing as a routine part of health care for all patients 13 – 64 years of age regardless of their risk. Routine HIV testing ensures that:

  • More people learn about their HIV infection
  • Those who learn about their infection will benefit from earlier access to treatment
  • There is a reduction in the risk of further transmitting HIV to others

HIV + Services

Taking the step to get in care can be challenging, but extremely helpful in managing HIV. No client will be denied services because of inability to pay. Please also refer to our resource guide for further information.

  • OPIS Clinic – Part of Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula, a comprehensive treatment program for those infected with HIV/AIDS; includes personal case management, medical treatment, and self-referred HIV testing and counseling.
    • 23625 Holman Highway, Monterey, CA 93940
    • (831) 625-4972
  • NIDO Clinic - Administered by Natividad Medical Center, the clinic offers primary care for patients with HIV/AIDS, including personal care management, testing and treatment.
    • 1441 Constitution Blvd., Bldg. 760, Salinas, CA 93906
    • (831) 796-1770

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PreP)

Condom Distribution Program

Syringe Exchange in Monterey County

ADAP Open Enrollment Sites

Monterey County HIV Planning Group

  • The Monterey County HIV Planning Group (MCHPG) is a group of service providers and concerned community members whose purpose is to identify local needs for HIV education and prevention, as well as care and treatment services.
  • If you are interested in learning more about MCHPG or attending quarterly meetings, please contact Kristy Michie at 831-755-4503.

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