HIV / AIDS Services
What We Do
Nevada County Public Health offers confidential testing, as well as case management services to our community members who are living with AIDS or who are HIV positive. These services are confidential and focus on supporting the client in maintaining their health and well-being.
Nevada County Public Health offers free, confidential testing for HIV and Hepatitis C. Please call/text 530-388-6364 or 530-557-5941 for more information or to make an appointment- more information on our testing clinic. Clinic is also open to walk-ins on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. This program is funded by the generous support of NorCal AIDS Cycle.
NorCal AIDS Cycle raises most of their funds via a bike road race held every May. If you are interested in participating, either as a rider or a crew member, please contact them and you will be helping to support our HIV & Hep C Testing and Counseling program and many other important programs across Northern California.
Case Management Services
Nevada County Public Health provides case management services for individuals living with AIDS or HIV and their families. Case management services are focused on supporting the health and well-being of our community members living with AIDS or HIV.
These services may include direct assistance with outpatient and ambulatory health services; housing (including short-term rental or mortgage assistance), short-term assistance with utility payments, prevention of homelessness, assistance with paying for medical prescriptions, oral health care referrals, health insurance premium and cost sharing assistance for low-income individuals, home health care, medical nutrition therapy, hospice services, mental health services, substance abuse outpatient care, and medical case management services.
Funding sources for case management include: Ryan White HIV / AIDS Program; AIDS Drug Assistant Program (ADAP); Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA); and local funding from HALO Gold Country, CARE Foundation Grant and Unity in the Gold Country.
If you or someone you know is eligible for HIV / AIDS case management services, or would like more information, please contact the HIV / AIDS Case Manager, Brooke Bruning at Brooke.Bruning@nevadacountyca.gov, calling 530-265-1248, or call/text 530-557-5941.
Color Health is proud to offer free PrEP and PEP treatment to county residents!
PrEP is a medication offered in a daily pill or bimonthly injection that will protect individuals from contracting HIV.
PEP is the same medication in a higher dose, that must be taken within 3 days of an HIV exposure to be effective.
Nevada County Public Health collects data and maintains records regarding the incidence and prevalence of HIV / AIDS cases in Nevada County. Additionally, the HIV / AIDS surveillance coordinator provides outreach and educational services to health care providers regarding the various reporting requirements, legislative and/or procedural changes. More information on HIV / AIDS surveillance state-wide is available from the California Department of Public Health.
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Kathy CahillPublic Health Director
Western Nevada County Public HealthPhysical Address
500 Crown Point Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Phone 530 265-1450Fax 530 271-0837
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Eastern Nevada County Public HealthPhysical Address
10075 Levon Avenue
Truckee, CA 96161
Phone 530-582-7814Fax 530-582-7732
Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
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