wHatS uP Jen?

Video: Jen’s condom closet

Jen’s condom closet Ssssshhhh! Quiet. Did you know that MetroHealth has a closet full of free condoms?! Jen can show you around — and show you her woody 😉 😂 We are sneaking into Jen’s […]

wHatS uP Jen?

Video: Jen at the 2016 Ryan White Conference in DC

Check out the Positive Peers team at the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment! While Jen was spreading the word about Positive Peers at #RyanWhite2016 in DC, she had the opportunity […]

Living with HIV, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

Video: Three cheers for PrEP!

Reduce your risk of contracting HIV with PrEP. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is approved for daily use to help prevent an HIV-negative person from getting HIV from a sexual or injection-drug-using partner who’s positive. Studies […]

Healthy Habits, Living with HIV, Side Effects & Complications

Video: Tips for getting more sleep when you’re living with HIV

Tips for getting more sleep when you’re living with HIV Getting more sleep is important to stay healthy when you’re living with #HIV. 😴 😴 😴 Not getting enough shuteye? 😩 Check out these tips. […]

wHatS uP Jen?

Video: This is Jen.

This is Jen. This is Jen presenting the AIDS Memorial Quilt at MetroHealth. Jen is often one of the first people you get to meet during your HIV care at MetroHealth. In addition to the […]

Protecting my Partner

Video: How do I tell my partner I am living with HIV?

How do I tell my partner I’m living with HIV? ❤️ How do I tell my partner I’m living with HIV? Here’s some advice for starting that conversation in this video: Positive Peers is made […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV, Tips for those living with HIV

Video: Your mouth and HIV

Your mouth and HIV Your mouth and HIV: Did you know your mouth may be the first place to show signs of HIV? Positive Peers is made possible through a U.S. Department of Health and […]

Living with HIV, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex, Sex

Can I only have sex with other HIV-positive people?

Being HIV-positive doesn’t mean you can’t have sex. Once you know you have HIV, you know you don’t want to give it to somebody else. Yes, HIV is usually transmitted through sexual activity, so it’s […]

Getting Tested

What are CD4 counts and viral loads?

When you have HIV, doctors send you to the lab for blood draw so they can determine two important blood test results: CD4 count, or t-cell count, which measures the quantity of a specific white […]

Healthcare Assistance

How drug assistance programs can help you afford your HIV meds

You’ve seen this advice a dozen times by now: Take your HIV meds every day exactly like your doctor says. Then you find out that anti-retroviral therapy (ART) can cost thousands of dollars a month. […]