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HIV Prevention Program
Houston Health Department

Description of the Organization The Houston Health Department HIV Prevention Program Mobile Education and Outreach Testing Unit has been operating in Houston and eight surrounding counties for two years. The goal of the unit is to prevent the spread of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases through education and testing. More than 5,000 clients are served annually. The mobile unit operates Sunday-Saturday on a year-round basis. HCHD STD Program, HIV Prevention Community Based Organizations, School Districts, and other Health Departments are all collaborators with the project.

Mission Statement
The mission of the HIV/STD Mobile Outreach Unit is to provide education, testing, and referral services to prevent the spread of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. In carrying out this mission, the Mobile unit and its staff maintain the utmost level of professionalism and compassion. Each client receives respect, courtesy and confidentiality at all times.

Area Served by Zip Code
Contact: Larry Prescott
Address: 8000 N. Stadium Dr., 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 713-798-0849
Fax: 713-798-0830
E-Mail: [email protected]
Languages Spoken: English
Services: HIV Counseling and Testing
STD Counseling and Testing
Lab Testing For:  
Education About: General Health
Human Sexuality and AIDS
Types of Medical Referrals: Diagnostic Evaluation
Obstetric Care
Sub-Special Care
HIV Intervention Program
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychological Counseling
Patient Assistance: Medicaid
Nutrition (Including WIC)
Case Management
Staff: Full Time HIV Counselor
Full Time Health Educator
Full Time Driver
Further Information About this Unit:
Area Served:  
Population Served:8 Counties:
Age Group: All Ages
Ethnicity: Multi-Ethnic
Frequency of Service: Sat.- Sun.
Estimated Clients served annually: 5,000
Months Unit Operates: Year Round
How long they have operated: 2 years
Fee: None
Collaborates with others: Yes

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