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600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone:(213) 351-8000
Fax: (213) 738-0825
Email: DHSP@ph.lacounty.gov
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Rapid and Ready Program

Rapid and Ready Program

What is the Rapid and Ready Program?
The Rapid and Ready Program, provided by the Division of HIV and STD Programs, can link clients who test positive for HIV to an HIV treatment provider as soon as possible.

What type of assistance can I access through the Rapid and Ready Program?
The Rapid and Ready Program provides rapid linkage to HIV providers who can prescribe HIV medications on the first visit.

Additional Services Include:

  • Transportation
  • Insurance and benefits screening
  • Assistance filling prescriptions
  • Accompanying clients to clinic visits
  • Contingency management and incentives

Who can receive the Rapid and Ready Program services?
The program is intended for anyone who tests positive for HIV in LA County and is interested in seeing an HIV provider. HIV testing sites, community clinics, medical centers and emergency departments can use this service to link a client to HIV care.

How can I access The Rapid and Ready Program?
To access the program, call toll-free 833-351-2298, and speak to a member of the Rapid Navigation Team. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 6 PM. Voicemails will be returned by 9 AM on the next business day.

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