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DHS news release

Jan. 16, 2008

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


Oregon HIV Care Coalition to meet in Portland


What: Oregon HIV Care Coalition meeting

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Where: Rm. 1-D, Portland State Office Building, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland

9 a.m. -- Convene General Assembly
9:30 a.m. -- Public comment
10 a.m. -- OHCC committee reports
10:30 a.m. -- Break
10:45 a.m. -- HIV Care and Treatment Program updates
12 p.m. -- Lunch break
1:30 p.m. -- Ryan White Program Partner reports
2:30 p.m. -- Break
2:45 p.m. -- Ryan White Program Partner reports, continued
3:15 p.m. -- HIV Care and Treatment Program quality management report
4 p.m. -- closing ceremony and 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 should call Karen Smith at the DHS Public Health Division, 971-673-0084, at least 48 hours before the meeting.

Background: The Oregon HIV Care Coalition was formed in 1999 for the purpose of providing assistance to the HIV Client Services Program to define a continuum of medical and supportive services for low income persons living with HIV in the state. Members are representative of federal, state, and local health and social services agencies and programs. Additional members are appointed to represent the perspective of person living with HIV and of other stakeholders from the community.