HIV Prevention and Jurisdictional Plans

This Jurisdictional HIV Prevention Plan was developed by the San Francisco Department of Public Health in partnership with the HIV Prevention Planning Council, San Mateo County and Marin County and  illustrates the implementation of a more upstream, structural approach to HIV prevention. Updates to the Jurisdictional HIV Prevention Plans for the City and County of San …

Services

The San Francisco Department of Public Health works with partner agencies and organizations to provide the services listed below based on the needs identified and prioritized by the San Francisco HIV Prevention Planning Council . While these services are free and publicly available, we strongly recommend that you consult with your doctor when appropriate. There are many …

2012 Policies and Procedures Work Group

The work group will focus on reviewing and updating the Policies and Procedures Manual, to ensure that it is consistent with the revisions to the Bylaws adopted by the Council. The scope of work for the Policies and Procedures work group includes the revision of the following items: Update language to reflect changes in the …

What We Do

Provide or support HIV testing and linkage to care, condom distribution, access to clean needles, HIV partner services, and educational efforts intended to help people reduce risky behaviors Provide funding, technical assistance, education, and training to our partner organizations Work with the HIV Prevention Planning Council and other community members to develop programs Adjust strategies in …

2013 Behavioral Health Work Group

The Work Group will be guided by three questions: 1. What does the integrated behavioral health service model look like? (ideal vision) 2. What is a realistic and sustainable model? (reality) 3. What action steps does DPH need to take to work towards implementation of a sustainable model? (action plan) Input from the work group, …

Implementation Plan for Safe, Unsupervised 24/7 Needle Disposal

Promoting safe disposal of used needles and syringes is a key component of the San Francisco’s Department of Public Health (SFDPH) Community Health Equity and Promotion Branch (CHEP) funded syringe programs. All programs have a written disposal plan approved by SFDPH, including a plan for conducting street sweeps of the areas in which the Syringe …

2011 Membership Committee

This committee’s main focus for 2011 will be to support and maintain membership as follows: Oversee and implement the recruitment of and application process for new members. Interview and select prospective members to recommend for appointment. Develop comprehensive orientation. Develop and implement methods for member retention. Ensure that Council maintains parity, inclusion and representation. Update …

COPING

COPING is a longitudinal cohort study of patients with chronic pain who use opioids, evaluating the impacts of opioids and evolving opioid prescribing practices on pain, function, and substance use parameters.