World AIDS Day Events Planned
World AIDS Day Vigil- December 1, 4:30pm at the CCB Plaza located at 201 N. Corcoran St. including remarks Durham County Public Health Director Gayle B. Harris and community leaders, followed by a red balloon release.
Thanks to our partners at North Carolina Central University, Duke Medicine, UNC Global HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Trials Unit, Triangle Empowerment Center, Inc., Lincoln Community Health Center, Durham County Department of Public Health and the 2BeatHIV Project from the UNC Chapel Hill Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease for making these events possible.
Committee Action Plans Finalized
The Access to Care, HIV/STI, Obesity and Chronic Illness and Substance Use/Mental Health committees have finalized their action plans after months of hard work. The action plans are based on input from the community, data from the health assessment and evidence-based strategies research. The 2015-2018 action plans will be the blueprints for how committees address health priorities identified in the 2014 Community Health Assessment.
RWJF Culture of Health Prize Mini-Grant Winners
The following organizations have received RWJF Culture of Health Prize mini-grant awards:
Durham Knows; $5000
Safe Routes to School; $5000
Double Bucks for Seniors; $5000
Mini-grant funds were made available by the RWJF Culture of Health Prize Durham County received in 2014. To learn more about the prize and watch Durham's video, visit the RWJF website.
2014 Community Health Assessment Executive Summary Available
The 2014 Community Health Assessment Executive Summary is available in English and Spanish. The documents outline the key findings in the health assessment report. You can also find the executive summaries on the Health Data page.
Medical Options Brochure Updated
The Medical Care Options brochure which lists low cost and free medical services in Durham now includes 2015 information. You can also find the brochure on the Resources page. The updated Spanish Medical Care Options brochure will be available in the future.
2014 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Winner
Watch the prizewinning video and find out what makes the Durham community a Culture of Health.
Durham Knows Campaign
The purpose of the campaign is to encourage everyone in Durham between the ages of 15 and 65 to learn their HIV status. Find out more about Durham Knows on the campaign page.
Follow the Partnership on Twitter
The Partnership is now on Twitter! Follow us to get updates on Partnership activities and community resources and events.
Partnership in the Media
Check out recent stories in the media about and related to the Partnership.
2014 Community Health Assessment
The results of the 2014 Community Health Assessment are available.
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2015 Meeting Calendar
Click here for a list 2015 Partnership quarterly and committee meetings. Attend a meeting on the priority area that interests you.
Next Quarterly Meeting
The next Partnership quarterly meeting will be Wednesday, January 20, 2016, noon-1:30 pm at the Durham County Human Services Buildling, 414 E. Main St. Hope to see you there!