STD & HIV/AIDS Programs
The Mono County Health Department provides the STD and HIV/AIDS programs listed below. For further information about our services or to schedule an appointment, please contact the Mono County Health Department in Mammoth Lakes at (760) 924-1830. For questions about HIV/AIDS treatment and clinical trials, call the AIDSinfo hotline at (800) HIV-0440.
AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
This program helps ensure that people living with HIV and AIDS who are uninsured and under-insured have access to medication. Individuals are eligible for ADAP if they are a resident of California, are HIV infected, are 18 years of age or older, have a Federal Adjusted Gross Income (FAGI) that does not exceed $50,000, and have a valid prescription from a licensed California physician. Click here for more information.
Stop by the Health Department during normal business hours to pick up a free bag of condoms and educational information!
Education and Prevention
Many youth engage in sexual behaviors that put them at risk for unintended pregnancy and contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. By request, the Health Department organizes free, comprehensive sex educational presentations to help young people understand their sexual risks, access local services, and adopt lifelong attitudes and behaviors that support their health and well being. For more infomation about adolescent sexual risk behavior click here.
HIV Care Program (HCP)
This program provides confidential services for inividuals and their families living with HIV/AIDS who reside in Mono County. Services include case management to help identify needs and provide referrals to community resources, and financial assistance to help obtain public benefits and medical services such as gas and food vouchers, payment of utility bills, or assistance with obtaining medications.
Confidential testing for HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis are offered at the Mammoth Lakes and Bridgeport offices by appointment only. Click here for more infomation on sexually transmitted diseases, prevention and treatment.
Federal and state laws require HIV/AIDS case reporting to be conducted by laboratories, local health departments, counseling and testing (C&T) sites and healthcare providers. The Health Department ensures that all local cases of HIV/AIDS are reported to the California Department of Public Health.