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Resources for Health Care Providers

HIV Rapid Testing, Prevention Services (nPEP & PrEP) & Linkage to Care

We have an experienced team of harm-reduction-focused community outreach workers that can test clients for HIV. They can also educate clients on HIV prevention and navigate them to appropriate biomedical services, including ART.

For information please call: 410-706-6410

HIV Specialty Care

For clients who require HIV specialty care but who already have a primary care provider, please call the University of Maryland THRIVE Program at 410-225-8369 to request an appointment. THRIVE stands for Together, Healing, Reaching, Inspiring to achieve Victory over illness and Embrace life. We will also refer these clients to our HIV Treatment, Retention & Adherence Program, unless you or the client desire otherwise.

Treatment, Retention, Adherence and Community Care

UMMC Midtown Campus
827 Linden Ave.
Armory Building Suite D
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Treatment, Retention, Adherence and Community Care (TRACC) program is recommended for clients who are being considered for HAART as naïve to therapy or with a history of poor adherence.

In order for patients to receive optimum care and treatment, TRACC offers support in the following ways:

The TRACC Pharmacy

Medication adherence support at 3 levels:

  • Daily directly observed medication administration
  • Weekly pre-filled pillboxes
  • Monthly pick up of prescription bottles

The TRACC Retention and Adherence Program

  • Retention and Adherence Support
  • Peer Support
  • Medical Appointment Adherence Support
  • Educational workshops
    HIV Education is recommended for all patients considering HAART, those newly diagnosed, or re-engaging into medical care. Topics included at our HIV 101 workshop include epidemiology, life cycle of HIV and it's transmission, comorbidities, treatment side effects and resistance. Also discussed is eliminating stigma, role and importance of HIV testing, healthy living, and living well with HIV. Clients will receive a certificate of completion.

To register your patient for Treatment, Retention, Adherence Services, please call the THRIVE clinic 410- 225-8369 and request to speak to a pharmacist. 

The TRACC - Community Based Care Program

UMMC Midtown Campus
827 Linden Ave.
Armory Building Suite D
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Community Based Care Program supports people living with HIV to maintain and improve their physical and mental health by staying engaged in their healthcare. The team works closely with a patient's medical team, but can provide a level of services and support that is not available within a regular clinic setting.

The program can assist in many different ways, depending on each person's needs, strengths, and goals.

Services offered include:
  • Helping patients coordinate scheduling and/or transportation to appointments
  • Helping patients coordinate care between multiple health care providers or clinics
  • Coordinating tele-health appointments or blood draws for home-bound patients
  • Helping patients find ways to take medications as prescribed
  • Helping connect patients to support groups and HIV or other illnesses
  • Helping connect patients to other programs that can help with:
    Housing needs
    Substance use treatment
    Mental health treatment
    Aging resources
    Other social benefits and services
  • Patients can be checked in on in their home or other community setting (such as a shelter, hospital, medical rehab program, drug rehab program, other clinic etc.)
  • Check for medical equipment needs and safety of home setting
  • Check on medication and how a patient is taking them
  • Provide patient with support to define and meet their goals
  • Other

Questions? Call 410-952-5460

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