IPHA and IDPH Partner to Launch SMS Health Alerts Program for Illinois Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                 

February 11, 2021

 

IPHA and IDPH Partner to Launch SMS Health Alerts Program for Illinois Residents

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA) and the Illinois Department of Public Health, Center for Minority Health Services, (IDPH) are partnering to launch a mobile Short Message Service (SMS) program for Illinois residents this week. This free opt-in alert program provides resources on HIV testing locations, PrEP clinic locations, medicine reminders, appointment reminders, ADAP Re-certification reminders, and COVID-19 information, all from a mobile device. This program is designed to raise awareness around and connect residents to HIV and COVID-19 prevention and treatment resources throughout the state.

 

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