Reid announces $9.3 million in grants to support HIV services

Sen. Harry Reid
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Updated: 4/12/2012 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced two grants totaling $9,358,128 which will support HIV services in Nevada. The first, a grant for $8,436,894 will go to the Nevada Department of Human Resources, while the second, a grant for $921,234 will go to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.

“Providing the highest quality care for Nevadans living with HIV is a critical health priority,” said Reid. “I’m pleased that the Nevada Department of Human Resources and University Medical Center of Southern Nevada will have the resources necessary to strengthen their HIV services.”

The grants come from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and are part of the Ryan White grants program which support organizations that deliver HIV/AIDS care and services and helps them strengthen primary health care services for people living with HIV or who are at risk of infection.

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nickeljuice - 4/13/2012 10:40 AM
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I think that Harritto Reid needs to have the money placed in his body where the sun does not shine. The creeps that have HIV just won’t stop spreading it to their friends, no matter what the rest public does. We the taxpayer need to stop getting it in the a$$

nubgnngs42 - 4/13/2012 10:01 AM
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Must be election time when buying votes with taxpayers money again. This should be funded ALL THE TIME. Not just around elections.

pozguy - 4/12/2012 9:46 PM
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I have HIV and I am an engineer who works for the largest HIV&Herpes dating site HIVromances.com . I have to tell you a secret, you can choose not to believe me. But the truth is that it has more than 1,880,000 members and about 80% members are good looking in my estimation. Unfortunately, STD rates soar worldwide and most people with STDs don't even know that they have them. The government should grant more money for STD education to lower the rates of STD transmission.
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