Human Immunodeficiency Virus affects certain white blood cells—CD4 T cells—that manage human immune system responses. -- Having AIDS means that the virus has weakened the immune system to the point at which the body has a difficult time fighting infections.
HIV/Hepatitis C Testing
The Rural AIDS Action Network provides free, confidential or anonymous HIV and Hepatitis C testing
Medical Case Management
This includes intake and assessment, service planning, monitoring and medical care coordination.
RAAN offers a monthly food voucher lottery for qualifying clients.
Medical Transportation Assistance is only for medically related trips and covers mileage reimbursement.
Support Group options are available to men and women living with HIV/AIDS through RAAN at locations around the state.
RAAN offers syringe exchange services in our Duluth and Mankato offices.