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HOPES Expanded Offerings

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Over the past six months, Northern Nevada HOPES’ original mission of caring for people living with HIV evolved into a mission of providing accessible healthcare services to the entire community. On September 17, 2012, we at HOPES expanded offerings and opened our doors to non-HIV positive individuals and, six months…

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HIV in Black America: An Epidemic

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For the black community, HIV is not a disease of the 1980s that awareness and medication have since controlled. HIV in Black America, impacts the community today as it did the gay community over 30 years ago. 20,000 black individuals are diagnosed with HIV in the U.S. each year. That’s…

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Sandoval’s Support of Medicaid Expansion

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Last month, Governor Sandoval became the first Republican leader to agree on expanding Medicaid across Nevada. Sandovals support of Medicaid expansion ensures that 78,000 additional low-income Nevadans will receive health insurance coverage and access to care under the Affordable Care Act. An estimated 21% of Nevadans live in poverty, and 22% have…

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