9:00 AM09:00

HIV Network Meeting

The meeting will be held on November 19, 2019 at Farwell Recreation Center, 9AM-12PM. Farwell Rec Center is located at 2711 Outer Dr E, Detroit, MI 48234. Please use this link or submit the form below to RSVP:

We have a full agenda for this meeting, so please arrive early/on time! Topics at this meeting will include:

  • Updates from CHAG

  • Wayne County Sexual Examiner's Program

  • Southeastern Michigan HIV/AIDS Council

  • iDecide Teen Reproductive Health Clinic

  • Michigan Organization for Adolescent Sexual Health

  • DHD & MDHHS Physician Detailing

  • DDOT

Please respond by November 12, 2019 so that we can prepare for enough seating and printed materials.

If there are any new employees at your agency or anyone who was not invited but works in HIV prevention, please make sure they are forwarded this RSVP if they are interested in attending! Please contact me, Andrew Arsenault, with any questions at

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1:30 PM13:30

Webinar - Insurance overview to support people living with HIV in Michigan

Register here:

Note - You MUST pre-register. There are several insurance systems someone living with HIV might interact with in Michigan - Medicaid, Healthy Michigan, MIDAP, Premium Assistance, Affordable Care Act (ACA / Obamacare), etc. This webinar will be an overview of the various insurance systems and what you will need to know as a person living with HIV or as a direct service worker assisting a person living with HIV. This webinar is being co-hosted by the Insurance Task Force which includes direct service workers from Ryan White agencies, MDHHS and the Detroit Health Department - Link-Up Detroit. Registration link to follow.

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Social Media Kickoff Event
5:00 PM17:00

Social Media Kickoff Event

We hope you can join us on Tuesday, October 15, 5:00 - 6:30pm for our Social Media Kickoff Event at Ruth Ellis Center, 77 Victor St, Highland Park.

Background: In July 2019 the Detroit Health Department HIV Program was awarded money for a two-year social media project to promote positive HIV care messages for young men who have sex with men (MSM) in Detroit. Lateef Hudson (Link-Up Detroit) will be leading a work group of 7-10 young MSM through a multi-month (Jan - Apr 2020) process of developing messages and themes for the campaign. The work group will select a media consultant who will design images and materials based off the work group's ideas.

What will happen at this meeting:

  1. Start the recruitment process for the work group (18 - 25 year old MSM living in Detroit)

  2. Get ideas for messages and themes (U=U, etc.)

  3. Have fun, share a delicious meal and increase awareness of the upcoming social media campaign (expected start summer 2020)


  • Tues, October 15, 5 - 6:30pm

  • Ruth Ellis Center - 77 Victor St, Highland Park, Second Story - street parking available

  • Raffles will be held at 5:30, 6:00 & 6:30pm - All attendees will receive a ticket upon entry

  • Food and drinks provided

  • All community members are invited

Questions: Text or call Lateef Hudson at 313.378.4553

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