Health Education/Risk Reduction services are funded through the Ryan White Part A Health Education/Risk Reduction service category.
This program provides education to PLWH about HIV transmission and how to reduce the risk of transmission. It also includes sharing information about medical and social services with clients to improve their health. Topics can include:
- Risk reduction strategies to reduce transmission and prevention treatment
- Education on health care insurance and coverage
- Health education
- Education on how to follow a treatment plan
The goals of the services are to increase knowledge of available medical and social support services and counseling for PLWH, and to provide health education.
Clients seeking Health Education/Risk Reduction services under this program must meet the minimum requirements for Ryan White services. These are:
- HIV-positive status; and
- Residency in the NY EMA
Income eligibility is not required.