HIV/STI and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Services
Open Health Care Clinic provides treatment to patients with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C Virus and other sexually transmitted infections, in addition to screening for infectious diseases. For those patients affected by HIV, our partnership with HAART provides linkage to care and non-medical case management to those patients that qualify under the Ryan White Case Management Program. To learn more about HAART, view the information below or visit their website at http://www.haartinc.org.
HIV Testing is available at Open Health Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. An appointment is not required.
HAART services are provided by certified professionals and are tailored to ensure treatment adherence and positive health outcomes. Case managers provide the following services to persons diagnosed with the HIV virus:
Medical/Non-Medical Case Management
Ambulatory/Outpatient Medical Care
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Outpatient Referrals
Emergency Financial Assistance
Referrals to other services
In order to be eligible for Ryan White case management services provided by HAART, a client must:
Reside in one of the following parishes: East or West Baton Rouge, East or West Feliciana, Iberville, Ascension, Point Coupee, Livingston or St. Helena
Be at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines