Available Tools to respond to HIV on Guam?
Available
Resource
NO
Access to national FREE AIDS Hot lines
NO
Accredited hospital available to the public
YES
AIDS Hot line, 8 - 5 weekdays (40 hours a week) 734 - 2437 (734 - AIDS)
NO
AIDS Hot line, evenings, weekends, and holidays
YES
Case Management for HIV infected people to access programs for their needs
NO
Clean needle exchange to help prevent the spread of HIV by IV drug users
YES
Confidential HIV antibody testing at private clinics and hospitals
YES
Disability payments, Government of GUam employees for those who qualify
YES
Disability payments, Social Security for those who qualify
NO
Disability payments, Supplemental Security Income
YES
Free and Confidential or anonymous HIV antibody testing room 156, Public Health
YES
Free and confidential or anonymous HIV antibody testing on Saturdays, DPHSS
YES
HIV / AIDS education in public school mandated by law
NO
HIV / AIDS education in private schools, mandated by law
As requested
HIV / AIDS friends and family support group (available through DPHSS)
YES
HIV Positive support group (meets every other Thursday at 7:00 pm)
NO
Hospice for people dying with AIDS
YES
Housing for people with HIV / AIDS
NO
Local Legislation protecting confidentiality of HIV test results
NO
local Legislation prohibiting discrimination in housing, employment and access to public accommodations for people with HIv / AIDS (only federal legislation)
NO
Mandatory private insurance coverage of HIV / AIDS related health care
YES
Medicaid / MIP for people with HIV / AIDS needing help purchasing medication (all FDA approved HIV / AIDS treatment medication)
NO
One to One buddy support for people infected with HIV
NO
Shelter for HIV homeless people
NO
Speakers bureau
NO
Uniform government policies on HIv / AIDS


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