Susan Buckley, RN, Director, Public Health
Ira Singh, MPH, Deputy Director
Donald I. Baird, MD, Health Officer
North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP)
Please call us if you or someone you know could use NorCAP services.
What is NorCAP?
The North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP) is a division of the Humboldt County Health and Human Services Public Health Branch - Health Education Division. NorCAP provides HIV education and prevention and client (case management) services.
Education and Prevention
NorCAPís education and prevention program informs and supports people in preventing HIV and hepatitis C transmission. Specific high risk populations are targeted for intensive education in group, individual and street outreach settings.
The Education and Prevention program provides the following:
- Information and support for people at risk of contracting HIV and hepatitis C
- HIV/AIDS information resource for the North Coast community.
- HIV/hepatitis C counseling and testing services during street outreach activities
NorCAP provides case management, counseling, resource referral, and advocacy services for people living with HIV and their families.
Client services also include:
- Educational workshops:
NorCAP facilitates educational workshops open to the community
- Topics include:
- Hepititus C,
- Overdose Prevention
- Harm Reduction Skills
- Professional volunteer program:
Professional volunteers donate their services to low income persons with HIV/AIDS who would otherwise be unable to access them. Professional volunteer services offered include legal, counseling, and massage.
Other Public Health Branch HIV/AIDS Services
529 I Street, Eureka
M - F 1:00 - 4:30
Please call (707) 268-2108
to confirm clinic availability.
AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP):
The Public Health Branch administers ADAP. ADAP provides most medications used in the treatment of HIV disease. These medications can be provided at no cost or on a co-payment basis. Medi-Cal and
the County Medical Services Program are accepted. For more information about ADAP, call
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