HCI Holidays 2017

On the following dates, HCI will be closed in observance of a holiday or due to expected significant inconvenience to staff and clients. Eclipse Day: August 21 Labor Day: September 4 Columbus Day: October 9 Thanksgiving holiday (Wednesday before Thanksgiving): November 22 – closed 1/2 day, open 8 AM-12 PM Thanksgiving Day: November 23 Thanksgiving holiday (Friday after Thanksgiving): November 24 Christmas Day: December 25 Christmas holiday: December 26 New Year’s Eve (Observed): December 29… Read more »


Heartland CARES and Partners Hold Successful Events for National HIV Testing Day

Heartland CARES, Inc. (HCI) and our partners held resoundingly successful events in Paducah and Hopkinsville as part of National HIV Testing Day, which was observed Tuesday, June 27. National HIV Testing Day was started in 1995 as part of an effort to normalize testing as part of everyone’s health care routine. Since that time, HIV treatments and tests have improved dramatically giving people even more reasons to get tested. HCI’s tests are always fast, free,… Read more »


PRESS RELEASE: Free HIV Testing Available for National HIV Testing Day in Paducah

Heartland CARES, Inc. 619 North 30th Street Paducah, KY 42001 CONTACT: Suzie Webb, Communications and Development Team Leader (270-444-8183) communications AT hcares.org June 21, 2017 Free HIV Testing Available for National HIV Testing Day (Paducah, KY) – Heartland CARES, Inc. (HCI) and Hope Unlimited Family Care Center will be providing fast, free and confidential HIV testing as part of National HIV Testing Day, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 10:00 am until 5:30 pm. The Centers… Read more »


PRESS RELEASE: Free HIV Testing Available in Recognition of National HIV Testing Day in Hopkinsville

Heartland CARES, Inc. 619 North 30th Street Paducah, KY 42001 CONTACT: Suzie Webb, Communications and Development Team Leader (270-444-8183) communications AT hcares.org June 21, 2017 Free HIV Testing Available in Recognition of National HIV Testing Day (Paducah, KY) – Heartland CARES, Inc. (HCI) in partnership with St. Luke Free Clinic, the Christian County Health Department and Jennie Stuart Health, will be providing fast, free and confidential HIV testing in Hopkinsville as part of National HIV… Read more »


Become a Rapid HIV Tester

Heartland CARES will be holding a training for those interested in becoming a Rapid HIV tester on Wednesday, June 7 from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM in Paducah, location to be determined. Light snacks will be provided. Registration and completion of approximately 6 hours of prerequisite courses is required. Contact communications@hcares.org or Zoey Peach at (877) 444-8183, extension 2143 to register by May 26. If testing is not part of your current duties, you must make yourself… Read more »


Photos – Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Outreach Ministries for the Healing of AIDS (OMHA), a partnership of seven predominantly African American Churches in  the Paducah area, hosted a program in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day that took place on February 11. Heartland CARES was proud to partner with OMAH in producing this important event. Here are some of the photos from that day.  


Heartland CARES Recognizes World AIDS Day 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2016 Contact: Jimmy LaSalvia (502) 296-6206 press@jimmylasalvia.com Heartland CARES, Inc. Recognizes World AIDS Day “As we mark this important day around the world, we know that AIDS is still here, and in our 20th year in western Kentucky and southern Illinois, so is Heartland CARES.” – Sean Oslin, Heartland CARES Executive Director Paducah, KY – The region’s HIV and AIDS services organization, Heartland CARES, Inc.,… Read more »