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HIV & AIDS

Atlantic Health System offers comprehensive services for HIV and AIDS, including prevention, rapid testing and treatment.

HIV Testing and Prevention


Our state-funded program, available at the Family Health Center of Morristown Medical Center, prevents new HIV infection, provides early diagnosis and intervention, and links HIV positive individuals to treatment. Services include: 

Risk reduction counseling
– Clinicians complete risk assessments and provide individualized prevention counseling.
HIV rapid testing
– Free, confidential, rapid tests provide results within 20 minutes.
Condom distribution
– Eligible patients can receive free condoms.
Social networking incentives
– Patients who promote testing services among their social networks may be eligible for gift cards.
Partner services
– With consent, positive test results can be discussed with partners confidentially and discretely.
Referrals
– Clinicians provide appropriate referrals to syringe access programs, sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing, and medical and supportive services.
Preventative medication
– Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) may be prescribed for individuals at high risk for HIV.
Linkage to care and patient navigation
– HIV patients who are newly-diagnosed or not receiving care will be linked to appropriate medical services.
Community education
– Upon request, community service providers can receive educational presentations on HIV.

HIV and AIDS Treatment 


The Ryan White Services HIV/AIDS Program at the Family Health Center of Morristown Medical Center is a federally-funded initiative that aims to enhance the medical care and support services for people with HIV and AIDS. Services include:

Case management and social services
– Social workers assist our patients with needs assessment, benefit counseling, community referrals, psycho-educational services, mental health services, support groups and prescription assistance.
Dental care
– Both therapeutic and preventive dental care is available at Morristown Medical Center.
Financial coordinator
– The coordinator screens patients' eligibility for financial assistance programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, NJ Family Care and Charity Care.
Infectious disease care
– A weekly specialty clinic session provides infectious disease consultation for patients with HIV-related complications and treatment issues.
Mental health care
– Our counseling program coordinates patients’ mental health care and medical care.
Nutrition services
– A medical nutritionist provides clinical assessment and follow-up based on individual needs.
On-site clinics
– Dermatology, psychiatric, podiatry, endocrinology, diabetes and rheumatology services are available at the Family Health Center.
Patient education and risk reduction
– Personalized education plans improve patients’ understanding of HIV and enhance their ability to adhere to treatment.
Specialty medical or surgical care
– Morristown Medical Center provides consultation in all major medical and surgical procedures.
Support groups
– HIV patients can receive education and mutual encouragement in a private and confidential environment. For more information about our support group based at Overlook Medical Center, please call 973-714-3988.
Transportation
– Medical transportation is available for emergencies.

Locations: HIV Testing

Family Health Center

Locations: Ryan White Services

Family Health Center


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