Welcome to Opt-in for Life

Welcome to OPT-IN For Life HIV/AIDS Specialized Care Services. This is a one-stop shop for information, education and comprehensive services. We are hoping to create a sense of community for those infected with HIV/AIDS and provide the tools necessary to establish that community. Also, we are here to provide you with up-to-date information and support in the area of HIV treatment and prevention. Feel free to check out our Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for our latest updates.

  • HIV prevention campaign "Start Talking"

    This weekend I was catching up with CDC’s newest HIV prevention campaign Start Talking. Stop HIV., a new phase of CDC’s Act Against AIDS initiative. The television was on in the background and I looked up to see Michelle Obama reading a eulogy at Maya Angelou’s funeral. I had been saddened by the news of Dr. Angelou’s death.

    Reminded of the power, humor and truth of her story telling I took down “Letter to my Daughter” from my bookshelf to re-read. Maya …

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The Hershey Medical Center is the largest provider of comprehensive HIV services in South Central Pennsylvania. We see patients at seven satellite offices in the region, five for adults, two for children, which allows us to provide specialized care services to those living in areas where those services otherwise do not exist. Services include primary healthcare services, comprehensive case management, women’s health services, medical specialty services, adherence counseling, substance abuse/dependence counseling and prevention with positives counseling.