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Why HIV screening should be routine in Northern Kentucky
Benefits of routine HIV screening
Benefits of early HIV detection
Ordering an HIV test
Services offered by the Health Department's HIV Response Team
How to access local services
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Why HIV screening should be routine in Northern Kentucky

Benefits of routine HIV screening

Benefits of early detection

Early diagnosis and treatment can

  1. Greatly improve prognosis, adding years of good health to a patient’s life.
  2. Greatly reduces the ability to transmit HIV to partner(s), as persons who are diagnosed often change their behavior to reduce the risk of infecting others.

Ordering an HIV test

Providers wishing to testing patients should note the following ICD/CPT CODEs

Services offered by the Health Department's HIV Response Team

How to access HIV Response Team services

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