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Local Restaurants Team Up to Fight HIV!

Making a difference is as easy as going out to eat! On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, local restaurants will be partnering with Chattanooga CARES to support the fight against HIV in the Tennessee Valley.  Dining Out For Life benefits those throughout our area that are affected by HIV. Each of the participating restaurants will donate…

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A New Ally in the Fight Against Hepatitis C

Chattanooga CARES has been serving the local community for over 30 years in the area of HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and treatment. After seeing a growing need in the community, Chattanooga CARES restructured its mission and services to include Hepatitis C. Today, more Americans die from Hepatitis C than any other infectious disease combined and the…

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22nd Annual Strides of March

For 22 years, Chattanooga CARES’s largest fundraiser Strides of March has been pulling together Chattanoogans to raise money and awareness to fight HIV.  This year the Strides of March AIDS Walk will be held on Saturday, March 25. The event will take place at Blue Goose Hollow Trailhead located off Riverfront Parkway at 876 W…

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Cinematics: deepsouth

Local nonprofit The Chattery and collaborative workspace Society of Work are teaming up with Chattanooga CARES for National African-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Month to show deepsouth, a documentary film about the neglected HIV/AIDS crisis in the rural American South. The screening will take place on February 23 starting at 6 p.m. and will be followed by…

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World Aids Day Ceremony

Chattanooga CARES in partnership with Southeast Tennessee Council for HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention (CHACP) will host a community event in observance of World AIDS Day.  The event will be held at the Waterhouse Pavilion in Miller Plaza on Thursday, December 1st from 6:00-7:00PM. World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in…

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PrEP Tennessee

Chattanooga CARES is now the first community-based organization in the area to offer pre-exposure prophylaxis, commonly referred to as PrEP, in the fight to prevent the spread of HIV in local communities. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), PrEP is a once a day pill taken to reduce HIV transmission among…

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Jumpstart Your Fitness This Summer

When it comes to fitness and health there are so many options and opinions out there. From DVDs to books, low carb to vegan, gyms or trainers, and on and on… With so many opportunities and choices out there it can sometimes seem overwhelming just trying to find a starting point. So, I took some…