February 22, 2020
Augusta Latest News | Sharon Kennedy | Bangor Metro | Central Maine Power | Today's Paper

Augusta hospital to improve services to people living with HIV

Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta.

A program at a hospital in Maine’s capital city is working on a plan to grow its services for people living with human immunodeficiency virus.

MaineGeneral Medical Center said its Horizon Program is receiving more than $100,000 from the federal government for a project called “Living A Healthy Life With HIV In Maine.” The Horizon Program provides services to people living with HIV.

Horizon Program community program supervisor Gillian Frisch said the project will provide self-management classes tailored to people living with HIV.

The hospital said the project “adapts chronic disease management classes like type 2 diabetes, chronic pain and cardiovascular disease to people living with HIV.” Frisch said the grant will also allow the hospital to help with transportation to classes.


Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

You may also like