treatPeople with HIV are living long, happy lives with the help of treatment. Despite there being no cure for HIV, it is not a “death sentence” either. This is because of the advancement in clinical care. If you are a person living with HIV, the resources below can help you live a healthy life.

If you have recently been diagnosed HIV positive, there can be a lot of information. Read through Diagnosis Day 1 to find out what you should do next.

Find treatment in Pima County

El Rio Health-CHERRYBELL– Special Immunology Associates (SIA)
1230 S. Cherrybell Stravenue
Tucson, Arizona 85713
Erika Solis - Program manager
Sudha Nagalingam - Medical Director
  • Testing: CD4 Counts, PCR Viral Load testing, and HIV Confirmatory
  • HIV Services: Medical, mental health and substance abuse services for patients living with HIV/AIDS
  • Prevention: Sexually Transmitted Infection treatment and screening, PrEP with Primary care
  • Website:

Specialty HIV Care Services

University of Arizona -- Petersen HIV clinics
Banner - University Medical Center
Address 1: 3838 N. Campbell Ave., Bldg. 2, Tucson 85719
Address 2: 2800 E. Ajo Way, Ste. 100, Tucson, 85713
Main office: 520-626-8598
New patients: 520-626-0962
Program Director: Alyssa Guido
  • Services offered: Comprehensive Medical Services, Laboratory Services, Medication & Treatment Adherence Services, Partner Services, Case Management, Care Coordination, Ryan White Services/ADAP, PrEP and PEP
  • Website:

Aside from clinical treatment, it is important to keep a few other things in mind to help you maintain good health. Find strength all around you here

Partner Services Program

It is important to share your status with your partners. This allows your partners to be aware for their need to get an HIV test and know their own status. Some people are unaware of their status and may not know that they are spreading the virus to other people. If you are scared or unable to comfortably speak with your partners the Pima County Health Department offers Partner Services to anonymously contact your partners for you. 

Everyone who tests positive for HIV in Pima County is offered this service. You will be contacted by a member of the Partner Services team and they will discuss any issues or needs for a smooth transition to medical and counseling services & to discuss the status of your partners. They will then reach out to your partners to get them testing services.

Your privacy and confidentiality will be respected. None of your medical or personal information will be shared with anyone who is contacted. It is important to notify partners to help prevent new infections in Arizona!

If you would like to speak to a member of our Partner Service team, contact Manuel Amarillas at 520-724-3959.

Other resources

Health Department HIV/STD Program

Theresa Lee Public Health Center
1493 W. Commerce Ct.
Tucson, AZ 85745