HIV Case Management
Ryan White Program
Shenandoah Community Health (SCH) is part of The Ryan White Outpatient Program, which identifies people who are at risk for HIV and/or affected by the disease. The program offers comprehensive healthcare testing to individuals living with HIV regardless of their ability to pay. In 2003, SCH was designated a Ryan White - Part C Program location. This satellite program is sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University and serves Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Pendleton Counties. In 2010, SCH was designated a Ryan White - Part A Program location enabling SCH to increase service categories to Berkeley County as well as Jefferson County residents. This program is sponsored by the DC Department of Health and care is supervised by WVU Positive Health Clinic in Morgantown. The SCH | Ryan White Program is one of 27 institutions nationwide awarded Federal Ryan White Care Act funding.
We’re Here to Help
In the early history of the disease, the goal of HIV care was to provide comfort and the best quality of life available for what was considered a terminal illness. Since 1995, however, medication and treatment have drastically changed and improved. Today we use a model of care geared toward chronic disease management through healthy lifestyle choices. Living with HIV is a daily struggle - one that typically touches the lives of friends and family. The stress on patients and their families can be enormous before, during, and after testing positive. An HIV positive patient and family will face considerable social issues and the comprehensive care of the patient entails significant expense. If you are living with HIV, you are not alone. Our team provides comprehensive HIV care that includes medical and emotional support. We are with you every step of the way in your treatment and will help you achieve the highest quality of life possible.
For more information on SCH's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program please call 304.262.4326
or visit http://ryanwhite.com/