PrEP Awareness Week | South Carolina Department of Public Health (2024)

PrEP Awareness Week | South Carolina Department of Public Health (1)

South Carolina is excited to announce we are hosting our 4th annual PrEP Awareness Week September 25 – September 29, 2023! In partnership with the South Carolina AIDS Education & Training Center (AETC) we will offer up to 5 FREE CEUs for the webinars. The accreditation statement may be viewed below. The webinars are held Monday through Friday from noon to 1 pm.

Please visit the SE AETC calendar and register today to learn more about PrEP or register for an event listed below.

Lunch & Learn

Monday, September 25

Opportunities for Prevention at the Intersection of HIV and Mpox Diseases

Dr. Marco Tori will discuss populations affected by Mpox and HIV in South Carolina. He will also discuss interventions for prevention of Mpox and HIV in this population.

Tuesday, September 26

Integrating PrEP Services into Primary Care

Dr. Kamla Sanasi-Bhola will discuss the identification of PrEP candidates. She will also discuss the barriers to PrEP provision in primary care settings.

Wednesday, September 27

PrEP: It's Not Just for Men

Dr. Ada Stewart will discuss the impact of HIV in women. She will also discuss the potential solutions to address the disparities and barriers to PrEP uptake in women.

Thursday, September 28

Injectable HIV PrEP

Dr. Kenric Ware will discuss the safety and effectiveness data of injectable cabotegravir versus oral tenofovir/emtricitabine-based PrEP therapies. He will also discuss and evaluate access and utilization data of injectable cabotegravir on a local, regional, and national level. He will also discuss success to clients' self-reported perceptions of injectable cabotegravir and its value to individualized care.

Friday, September 29

PrEP and Sexual Health

Dr. Sarah Wright will discuss the importance of understanding sexual health in clinical practice. She will also discuss and describe the PLISSIT model and its application in a medical setting. Dr. Sarah Wright will discuss the importance of understanding sexual health in clinical practice. She will also discuss the PLISSIT model and its application in a medical setting.

College Sexual Health & Testing Events

In partnership with local community-based organizations, FREE HIV testing will be provided to local area college students. Students will also receive PrEP education material and PrEP gear!

Monday, September 25, 2023

co*ker University

Caresouth
10am-2pm
300 East College Dining Hall
Hartsville, SC 29550

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Allen University

PALSS
11am-3pm
Mattie Scott Conference Room
2300 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Coastal Carolina University

Careteam+
2pm-5pm
Lib Jackson Student Union
100 Spadoni Park Circle
Conway, SC 29526

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Benedict College

PALSS
11am-2pm
David Swinton Campus Center
1616 Oak Street
Columbia, SC 29204

University of South Carolina-Sumter

Tandem Health
11am-2pm
Student Union Building (The Sub)
200 Miller Road
Sumter, SC 29150

Spartanburg Methodist College

Piedmont Care
11am-3pm
285 Lester Kingman Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29301

Voorhees University

AHF
12pm-4pm
Halmi Hall
481 Porter Drive
Demark, SC 29042

Thursday, September 28, 2023

University of South Carolina

CAN Community Health
9am-4pm
Russell House (in front)
1400 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Francis Marion University

HopeHealth Florence
9am-2pm
4822 East Palmetto University Center
Florence, SC 29506

College of Charleston

Palmetto Community Care/The Ryan White Clinic
9:30am-3:30pm
Stern Student Center
71 George Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Claflin University

HopeHealth Orangeburg
1pm-5pm
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Morris College

PALSS
11am-2pm
Garrick-Boykin Human Development Center
100 W College Street
Sumter, SC 29150

Friday, September 29, 2023

South Carolina State University

Family Health Center, INC. Orangeburg
11:30-2pm
Student Plaza
300 College Avenue
Orangeburg, SC 29117

Clemson University

AID Upstate
12:30pm-3pm
R.M. Cooper Library
116 Sigma Drive
Clemson, SC 29634

Free STD/HIV Testing during PrEP Awareness Week

Notice: Due to COVID-19, the services and hours of these organizations may change. Please contact agency to stay abreast of any temporary changes.

  • AID Upstate
    Rapid HIV Testing, PrEP Services & STI Testing
    • Greenville Location
      Phone: (864) 232-2310
      Address: 13 S. Calhoun St. Greenville, SC 29601
      Testing dates: Monday-Friday 9:30 am- 6:00 pm
      Appointment preferred.
    • Anderson Location
      Phone: (864) 226-9144
      Address: 118 Montgomery Dr, Anderson, SC 29621
      Testing dates: Thursday 12:00 pm -5:00 pm
      Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm
      Appointment only.
    • Out of Bonds
      Address: 21 S Pleasantburg Dr A, Greenville, SC 29607
      Testing Dates: Saturdays (Except holiday weekends)
      Walk-ins only 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Affinity Health Center
    Phone: (803) 909-6363
    Address: 455 Lakeshore Parkway, Rock Hill, SC 29730
    Rapid HIV Testing, PrEP Services, Primary Care.
    Testing Dates:
    M-Th 8:30 am - 6:00 pm, F 8:30 am - 4 pm., Walk-in
  • CAN Community Health
    Phone: (803) 849-8430
    Address: 1911 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC 29201
    Testing Dates: Monday-Thursday: 9am-4pm
    Friday: 9am-11am
  • Medical University of South Carolina- Ryan White Clinic
    Phone: (843) 876-2905
    Address: 135 Rutledge Avenue, 7th Floor, Charleston, SC 29425
    Testing Dates: FREE instant HIV (INSTI) available Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Ryan White Wellness Center
    Phone: (843) 402-3093
    Address: 1481 Tobias Gadson Blvd. Charleston, SC 29407
    Testing dates: Monday-Wednesday 9am-5pm (closed for lunch 12pm-1pm)
    Thursday 9am-7pm (closed for lunch 10:30am-1pm)
    Friday 8am-12pm
  • Sandhills Medical Foundation, INC
    Rapid HIV Testing
    • Lugoff Location
      Phone: (803) 408-3262
      Address: 40 Baldwin Avenue, Lugoff, SC 29078
      Testing Dates: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (closed from 1-2pm for lunch)
      Walk-ins and appointments are welcomed.
    • Sumter Location
      Phone: (803) 778-2442
      Address: 30 Cuttino Road, Sumter, SC 29150
      Testing Dates: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (closed from 1-2pm for lunch)
      Walk-ins and appointments are welcomed.
  • Tandem Health
    Phone: (803) 830-7561
    Address: 1278 N. Lafayette Drive, Sumter, SC 29150
    Testing Dates: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30am-4:00pm
    Thursday 8:30-6:00pm; appointments encouraged
  • Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS)
    Phone:(803) 779-7257
    Address: 2638 Two Notch Rd, Suite 108, Columbia, South Carolina 29204
    Testing dates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30am-5:00pm; Tuesday &Thursday 3:00pm-7:00pm; Saturday by walk-in and appointment
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
    Phone: (803) 223-9895
    Address: 4100 North Main St, Suite 102, Columbia, SC, 29203
    Testing dates: FREE HIV/STI Screening and Treatment. Monday 9:00am-1:00pm and Thursday 2:00pm- 5:00pm
  • Tandem Health
    Phone: (803) 774-4500
    Address: 1278 N Lafayette Dr, Sumter, SC 29150
    Testing dates: Monday and Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm; Thursday, 8:30-11:00 am and 1:00-6:00pm; Friday 8:30am-12:30pm. Please call for an appointment.
  • CAN Community Health
    Phone: (803) 849-8430
    Address: 1911 Barnwell St, Columbia, SC 29201
    Testing dates: Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm and Friday, 9am-11pm
  • Palmetto Community Care
    Phone: (843) 747-2273
    Address: 5064 Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC 29405
    Testing dates: Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-2:00pm
  • HopeHealth Aiken
    Rapid HIV Testing & PrEP Services
    Phone: 803-643-1977
    Address: 150 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
    Testing dates: Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm; Friday 8:00am- noon
    Walk-ins Welcome /Appointment
  • Hope Health Florence
    Phone: (843) 667-9414
    Address: 360 N Irby St, Florence, SC 29501
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
  • HopeHealth Orangeburg
    Rapid HIV Testing, PrEP Services & Primary Care
    Phone: 803-535-2272
    Address: 1857 Joe S. Jeffords Hwy, Orangeburg, SC 29115
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm
    Appointment encouraged.
  • Piedmont Care
    Phone: (864) 582-7773
    Address: 101 N Pine St, Suite 200, Spartanburg, SC 29302
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Call for an appointment.
  • Caresouth Carolina
    Phone: (843) 332-3422
    Address: 1268 S 4th St, Hartsville, SC 29550
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday, 7:15am-6:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm.
  • New Horizon Family Health Services
    HIV Screening and PrEP Services
    Phone: (864) 729-8330
    Address: 975 West Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. No appointment needed.
  • Local Health Departments
    Please call CareLine 1-855-472-3432 (1-855-472-3432)
    **Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some health department clinics are not offering appointments for FREE testing.**
    Testing date: September 28th

College Sexual Health & Testing Events

In partnership with local community-based organizations, FREE HIV testing will be provided to local area college students. Students will also receive PrEP education material and PrEP gear!

Monday, September 25, 2023

co*ker University

Caresouth
10am-2pm
300 East College Dining Hall
Hartsville, SC 29550

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Allen University

PALSS
11am-3pm
Mattie Scott Conference Room
2300 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Coastal Carolina University

Careteam+
2pm-5pm
Lib Jackson Student Union
100 Spadoni Park Circle
Conway, SC 29526

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Benedict College

PALSS
11am-2pm
David Swinton Campus Center
1616 Oak Street
Columbia, SC 29204

University of South Carolina-Sumter

Tandem Health
11am-2pm
Student Union Building (The Sub)
200 Miller Road
Sumter, SC 29150

Spartanburg Methodist College

Piedmont Care
11am-3pm
285 Lester Kingman Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29301

Voorhees University

AHF
1pm-4pm

Thursday, September 28, 2023

University of South Carolina

CAN Community Health
9am-4pm
Russell House (in front)
1400 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Francis Marion University

HopeHealth Florence
9am-2pm
4822 East Palmetto University Center
Florence, SC 29506

College of Charleston

Palmetto Community Care/The Ryan White Clinic
9:30am-3:30pm
Stern Student Center
71 George Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Claflin University

HopeHealth Orangeburg
9am-2pm

Morris College

PALSS
11am-2pm
Garrick-Boykin Human Development Center
100 W College Street
Sumter, SC 29150

Friday, September 29, 2023

South Carolina State University

Family Health Center, INC. Orangeburg
11:30-2pm
Student Plaza
300 College Avenue
Orangeburg, SC 29117

Clemson University

AID Upstate
12:30pm-3pm
R.M. Cooper Library
116 Sigma Drive
Clemson, SC 29634

Free STD/HIV Testing during PrEP Awareness Week

Notice: Due to COVID-19, the services and hours of these organizations may change. Please contact agency to stay abreast of any temporary changes.

  • AID Upstate
    Rapid HIV Testing, PrEP Services & STI Testing
    • Greenville Location
      Phone: (864) 232-2310
      Address: 13 S. Calhoun St. Greenville, SC 29601
      Testing dates: Monday-Friday 9:30 am- 6:00 pm
      Appointment preferred.
    • Anderson Location
      Phone: (864) 226-9144
      Address: 118 Montgomery Dr, Anderson, SC 29621
      Testing dates: Thursday 12:00 pm -5:00 pm
      Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm
      Appointment only.
    • Out of Bonds
      Address: 21 S Pleasantburg Dr A, Greenville, SC 29607
      Testing Dates: Saturdays (Except holiday weekends)
      Walk-ins only 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Affinity Health Center
    Phone: (803) 909-6363
    Address: 455 Lakeshore Parkway, Rock Hill, SC 29730
    Rapid HIV Testing, PrEP Services, Primary Care.
    Testing Dates:
    M-Th 8:30 am - 6:00 pm, F 8:30 am - 4 pm., Walk-in
  • CAN Community Health
    Phone: (803) 849-8430
    Address: 1911 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC 29201
    Testing Dates: Monday-Thursday: 9am-4pm
    Friday: 9am-11am
  • Medical University of South Carolina- Ryan White Clinic
    Phone: (843) 876-2905
    Address: 135 Rutledge Avenue, 7th Floor, Charleston, SC 29425
    Testing Dates: FREE instant HIV (INSTI) available Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Ryan White Wellness Center
    Phone: (843) 402-3093
    Address: 1481 Tobias Gadson Blvd. Charleston, SC 29407
    Testing dates: Monday-Wednesday 9am-5pm (closed for lunch 12pm-1pm)
    Thursday 9am-7pm (closed for lunch 10:30am-1pm)
    Friday 8am-12pm
  • Sandhills Medical Foundation, INC
    Rapid HIV Testing
    • Lugoff Location
      Phone: (803) 408-3262
      Address: 40 Baldwin Avenue, Lugoff, SC 29078
      Testing Dates: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (closed from 1-2pm for lunch)
      Walk-ins and appointments are welcomed.
    • Sumter Location
      Phone: (803) 778-2442
      Address: 30 Cuttino Road, Sumter, SC 29150
      Testing Dates: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (closed from 1-2pm for lunch)
      Walk-ins and appointments are welcomed.
  • Tandem Health
    Phone: (803) 830-7561
    Address: 1278 N. Lafayette Drive, Sumter, SC 29150
    Testing Dates: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30am-4:00pm
    Thursday 8:30-6:00pm; appointments encouraged
  • Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS)
    Phone:(803) 779-7257
    Address: 2638 Two Notch Rd, Suite 108, Columbia, South Carolina 29204
    Testing dates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30am-5:00pm; Tuesday &Thursday 3:00pm-7:00pm; Saturday by walk-in and appointment
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
    Phone: (803) 223-9895
    Address: 4100 North Main St, Suite 102, Columbia, SC, 29203
    Testing dates: FREE HIV/STI Screening and Treatment. Monday 9:00am-1:00pm and Thursday 2:00pm- 5:00pm
  • Tandem Health
    Phone: (803) 774-4500
    Address: 1278 N Lafayette Dr, Sumter, SC 29150
    Testing dates: Monday and Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm; Thursday, 8:30-11:00 am and 1:00-6:00pm; Friday 8:30am-12:30pm. Please call for an appointment.
  • CAN Community Health
    Phone: (803) 849-8430
    Address: 1911 Barnwell St, Columbia, SC 29201
    Testing dates: Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm and Friday, 9am-11pm
  • Palmetto Community Care
    Phone: (843) 747-2273
    Address: 5064 Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC 29405
    Testing dates: Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-2:00pm
  • HopeHealth Aiken
    Rapid HIV Testing & PrEP Services
    Phone: 803-643-1977
    Address: 150 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
    Testing dates: Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm; Friday 8:00am- noon
    Walk-ins Welcome /Appointment
  • Hope Health Florence
    Phone: (843) 667-9414
    Address: 360 N Irby St, Florence, SC 29501
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
  • HopeHealth Orangeburg
    Rapid HIV Testing, PrEP Services & Primary Care
    Phone: 803-535-2272
    Address: 1857 Joe S. Jeffords Hwy, Orangeburg, SC 29115
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm
    Appointment encouraged.
  • Piedmont Care
    Phone: (864) 582-7773
    Address: 101 N Pine St, Suite 200, Spartanburg, SC 29302
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Call for an appointment.
  • Caresouth Carolina
    Phone: (843) 332-3422
    Address: 1268 S 4th St, Hartsville, SC 29550
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday, 7:15am-6:00pm and Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm.
  • New Horizon Family Health Services
    HIV Screening and PrEP Services
    Phone: (864) 729-8330
    Address: 975 West Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605
    Testing dates: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. No appointment needed.
  • Local Health Departments
    Please call CareLine 1-855-472-3432 (1-855-472-3432)
    **Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some health department clinics are not offering appointments for FREE testing.**
    Testing date: September 28th

Continuing Education Credits

CME ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:

"In support of improving patient care, Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team."

Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits.

Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center designates this activity for 1 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Your acceptance will be acknowledged with an e-mail confirmation.

For More Information
If you have any questions, please email robbi.coaxum@uscmed.sc.edu or adrena.harrison@uscmed.sc.edu.

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