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What to Do If You’ve Been Exposed to HIV

If you think you may have been exposed to HIV, it’s time to act — a quick response means you may be able to prevent HIV with post-exposure prophylaxis. What Does This Mean? If you are HIV-negative and feel you have been exposed to the virus through sexual contact or shared needles, every hour counts.…

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Cempa Hosts Medical Vision Day at Howard High School

On November 7, Howard students from Erlanger’s Institute of Healthcare and Innovation participated in a “medical vision day” sponsored by Cempa Community Care. LaDarius Price, Community Outreach Manager at Cempa, spearheaded the effort to show students different opportunities and what it takes to be successful in health care professions. Click here to read the full…

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Cempa in the News: Times Free Press

Changing times and needs led Cempa Community Care — formerly Chattanooga CARES — to evolve from HIV/AIDS educator in the 1980s to a champion of healthy communities today. Not only is HIV no longer a death sentence, eradication is possible thanks to new drugs that suppress the virus to the point it’s undetectable and ones for high-risk…

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Champions For Your Cause: August 2019

This year, Cempa Community Care is honoree of Champions of Health Care Community Outreach Award and we couldn’t be more excited! “The Champions of Health Care program recognizes excellence, promotes innovation and educates the community about best practices to enhance the value and quality of health care in the Chattanooga Metro area. Honorees will be profiled in…

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Cempa in the News: WUTC

Tomorrow, Cempa Community Care will host a first for Chattanooga – and for the country:  the inaugural Ryan White Clinics for 340B Access National Conference. Shannon Stephenson is CEO at Cempa Community Care, and Mario Forte is a biomedical prevention specialist – also known as a PrEP Navigator – at Cempa…. . . . CLICK…

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Cempa in the News: Times Free Press

Cempa Community Care on Wednesday celebrated the launch of its new mobile clinic, which will allow the Chattanooga-based nonprofit to take its comprehensive services for those with HIV and other sexually transmitted infections to rural communities across southeast Tennessee. . . . CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING!

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Cempa in the News: The Chattanoogan

Cempa Community Care To Launch Mobile Clinic, Expanding Care To Rural Counties Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Cempa Community Care will be launching a Mobile Clinic on Aug. 7, expanding its mission and services into the rural communities across southeast Tennessee. To celebrate this service expansion, Cempa will host a ribbon-cutting for the Mobile Clinic at…