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Jail: Time for Testing

January 2010
Author: Emory University, Yale University


Jail Time for HIV Testing 2010

Guide on how to implement an opt-out HIV testing program in a jail setting. For use by staff working within agencies involved with the criminal justice system, public health departments, and AIDS service organizations. Developed under SPNS initiative.


Sections cover:

  • How to Work Within Jails (e.g., connecting to the local system, understanding the culture of corrections).
  • Communication (e.g., strategic, your initial approach).
  • Implementation (e.g., staffing, privacy/confidentiality, HIV testing, procedures manual).
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