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Raymond's Journey Towards Success
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by Communications
Raymond is a 58 year old, single male, diagnosed with HIV since the mid 80’s. Through a referral to Catholic Charities from the AIDS foundation of Chicago, Celina has been his Case Manager since 2015. 
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National Ethnic HIV/AIDS Awareness Days
Sunday, January 01, 2017 by Communications
Tackling a Tough Diagnosis
Friday, November 01, 2013 by Communications
Tackling a Tough Diagnosis
Article from Spirit Magazine from Winter 2012 talking about the HIV/AIDS Latino Support Group in Lake County.
HIV/AIDS: Some Common Myths/Misconceptions
Thursday, October 31, 2013 by Communications

  • HIV/AIDS is now under control.
  • People who are HIV+ but look and feel healthy cannot spread the virus.
  • You can get HIV/AIDS by donating blood.
  • You can get HIV/AIDS from being bitten by a mosquito.
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HIV/AIDS Facts Behind the Myths
Thursday, October 31, 2013 by Communications

  • NEARLY 2 MILLION NEW INFECTIONS IN THE WORLD IN 2014.
  • Even if they look and feel healthy, persons infected with HIV can spread the virus to others.  Even if the person is asymptomatic, the virus is actively multiplying.  More than 1/4th of persons infected with HIV in the United States DO NOT KNOW THAT THEY ARE INFECTED.
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