Tomorrow evening, July 25, 2017, at 6pm, Mayor Dyer will be joining Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan to celebrate the grand opening of an AIDS Healthcare Foundation Healthcare Center. The new Center, located at 1701 North Mills Avenue will provide treatment, education and advocacy to the community. According their website, the Los Angeles-based AIDS Health Foundation strives to provide “cutting edge medicine and advocacy regardless of ability to pay” since the Foundation’s inception in 1987. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 765,675 people in 39 countries, and is currently the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the United States.
Mayor Buddy Dyer said the following to The Orlando Political Observer We are pleased that the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has selected Orlando to establish their first clinic in Central Florida to provide primary care services to HIV patients,” said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. “Orlando ranks in the top 10 cities nationally with high rates of new HIV infections, thus having a AHF Orlando Health Clinic in our City helps us to continue creating awareness of this disease in our community.”