HIV/AIDS Primary Care
- 850-344-0583 / 850-344-0581
221 Hospital Drive NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
810 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, FL 32539
Hours OpenFort Walton Beach
The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) provides an outpatient system of coordinated care to Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
The program includes outpatient primary medical care, appropriate referrals to specialty care, laboratory and diagnostic services, supplemental pharmaceuticals, mental health services, nutritional services, substance abuse services, limited dental services and medical case management.
DOH-Okaloosa provides primary medical and HIV care for persons that are insured, uninsured or under-insured. Outpatient clinical services are provided by our medical team which includes physicians, advance practice registered nurses, and registered nurses. Specialty care may be provided, when available, by referral to any one of the approved specialists within the care network. Registered nurse case managers will ensure coordination and continuity of each patient's comprehensive care.
Ryan White Part C Services
- Who's Eligible For the Ryan White Program?
Any person residing in Okaloosa or Walton Counties who is HIV positive may complete an eligibility process for services provided at DOH-Okaloosa to be paid fully and/or partially by the Ryan White program. Eligibility is based on income and family size, with an annual cap of out of pocket expenses that clients may be charged. Services not covered by the Ryan White program are charged to clients on a sliding fee scale. An HIV positive test result is required to enroll in the program. The Ryan White Part C Early Intervention Services Program does not refuse services based on sex, age, religion, race, economic status, sexual orientation or mode of transmission.
- So You've Tested Positive
A positive HIV test is scary, but it's also an important medical message that can prolong your life. With proper medical care and healthy lifestyle choices, HIV can be managed, and you can go on to lead a healthy, happy, productive life.
We Do More Than Just Treat Patients.
Our clinic provides appointments with the doctor, referrals to mental health & substance abuse counselors, nutritional assessment and dental care.
Support services such as housing & insurance assistance, non-medical case management, and access to food banks are provided through OASIS Florida.
The Ryan White Clinic is held in Fort Walton Beach and the third Wednesday of the month in Crestview. Additionally, one Monday per quarter, clinic is held at the Walton County Health Department (Coastal Branch - Santa Rosa Beach, FL).
Please call (850) 344-0583 or (850) 344-0581. Visits are by appointment only.
All services associated with the Ryan White Part C program are available on an equal basis to any person in this region able to show proof of HIV positive status. Fees for some services may apply per the sliding scale schedule routinely used by DOH-Okaloosa based on client/family income.
The Ryan White Part B and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs that service this area provide non-medical case management assistance with transportation, food, pharmaceuticals and housing services. Please contact OASIS Florida at 850-314-0950 for Part B and HOPWA services.