JAMAICA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, February 22nd from 2–4 p.m. at the Wellness Center's headquarters located at 89-74 162nd St. 7th floor, Jamaica, NY to officially open the doors of its AHF Wellness Center that will provide walk-in STD screenings and treatment. ACQC joined forces with AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in February 2015 to expand its capacity to provide critical lifesaving services to those affected by HIV/AIDS throughout the borough of Queens—where the prevalence of HIV/AIDS is extremely high in New York City.
|WHAT:||ACQC’s ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open its AHF Wellness Center|
Wednesday, FEBRUARY 22nd 2017—2:00 – 4 PM
89-74 162nd St. 7th floor
|Jamaica, NY 11432|
|Light food and refreshments will be served.|
For almost 30 years and as the only AIDS Community Service Provider in the borough of Queens, ACQC provides critical services and advocacy for HIV-positive individuals. ACQC has served over 8,000 HIV-positive clients, and 30,000 community residents in five locations throughout the borough. AHF is a global organization that provides cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 696,000 people in 36 countries. It is also the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the United States.
The AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) is the largest provider of HIV/AIDS services in the borough of Queens, serving over 8,000 HIV+ clients, and 30,000 community residents in five sites throughout the borough. Our services include case management, harm reduction and syringe exchange program, health education and prevention services, housing services, legal services, a licensed mental health clinic, and a food pantry program. Our services are provided at no charge to our clients.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is the largest non-profit HIV/AIDS healthcare provider in the USA. AHF currently provides medical care and/or services to more than 696,000 individuals in 36 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and Asia. Additional information is available at www.aidshealth.org, find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter & Instagram: @AIDSHealthcare