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

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

  • Medication Assistance

  • Transportation

  • Oral Health

  • Mental Health/Substance Abuse Outpatient Referrals

  • Emergency Financial Assistance

  • Legal Services

  • 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