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DHS news release

Jan. 8, 2007

General contact: Bonnie Widerburg 971-673-1282
Program contact: Victor Fox, 971-673-0176

Public meeting notice: Oregon HIV Care Coalition


What: Oregon HIV Care Coalition Meeting

When: Wed., Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Room 140, Portland State Office Building, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland


9 a.m. General assembly and committee reports;

9:45 a.m. HIV client services program updates;
10:30 a.m. Reports from Title II partners;
11:30 a.m. Oregon Housing Opportunities in Partnership presentation: "Housing as Prevention and Care";
12 p.m. Lunch with HIV prevention Statewide Planning Group;
1:30 p.m. HIV Care Coalition and Statewide Planning Group joint session: prevention for people living with HIV or AIDS;
3:15 p.m. HIV Care Coalition discussion of Title II comprehensive plan; and
4:00 p.m. Closing ceremony & adjourn.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations are asked to call Karen Smith at the DHS Public Health Division, 971-673-0084, at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting

Background: The Oregon HIV Care Coalition was formed in 1999 to help the DHS HIV client services program define a continuum of medical and supportive services for low-income persons living with HIV in Oregon. Members represent federal, state, and local health and social services agencies and programs. Additional members are appointed to represent the perspective of persons living with HIV and other stakeholders from the community.