HIV & COVID-19

COVID-19: What people with HIV should know

For additional information regarding COVID-19 considerations for people living with HIV please follow the link below for up to date information from the CDC.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/hiv.html

ADAP/ Ryan White Program client considerations:

  • Have extra medication on hand, remember to fill on the 23rd day of month or as soon as your insurance allows.
  • Try to fill by mail order if your pharmacy and insurance allows.
  • If you are on the Ryan White Program please remember to recertify on time keep in touch with your Case Manager and Benefits Specialist and make them aware of any changes.
  • If you become unemployed and lose your insurance please notify a Benefits Specialist or your Case Manager immediately.
  • Remember to apply for Medicaid and report your application date to a Benefits Specialist, Ryan White is the payor of last resort and will not cover medical expenses if you are medicaid eligible.

 

COVID-19 & HIV Resources:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1knZ5YJ9yniCgEV6RbyO_JiBNRFxLnneEB43lUNioH3w/edit
https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-on-covid-19-hiv-and-antiretrovirals
https://www.bhiva.org/EACS-BHIVA-statement-on-risk-of-COVID-19-for-people-living-with-HIV-PLWH
https://www.thewellproject.org/hiv-information/resources-covid-19-support-advocacy-gender-and-hiv
https://www.tht.org.uk/our-services/at-home