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 »


World AIDS Day 2016

World AIDS Day is held on December 1st  each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, held for the first time in 1988. Please see what HCI and organizations in our service area are doing to pay respect to this day of… Read more »


World AIDS Day Events!

World AIDS Day is Thursday, December 1st. Check out the events scheduled in Paducah, Murray, & Hopkinsville All events are free & open to the public

  Balloon Release – Paducah 4 pm, Wilson Stage at Paducah’s Waterfront Sponsor: Heartland CARES Candlelight Walk – Paducah 6:30 pm, Dolly McNutt Plaza, 300 South 5th Street to  Washington Street Baptist Church, 721 Washington Street Sponsor: Heartland CARES & Washington Street Baptist Church Community Program – Paducah 7… Read more »


Part B Holiday Food Pantry Distribution- 11/11/2016

This past spring HCI’s Medical Case Management Team worked hard to coordinate and set-up a food pantry for eligible Ryan White Part B Clients.  This holiday season the team was exited to be able to assemble and distribute Thanksgiving food bags for 30 lucky Part B clients.  The team looks forward to doing the same next month for clients located in our Hopkinsville service area. Heartland CARES Medical Case Management Team getting ready to distribute Thanksgiving pantry items to clients. Pictured… Read more »


MSU-Paducah Campus Social Work Club Collects Food Donations for HCI

Heartland CARES, Inc. is proud to be working with the Murray State University-Paducah Campus Social Work Club!  They have partnered with HCI as part of their philanthropic project and worked hard to collect food this month for HCI clients.  We are so grateful for their support and dedication! Below: Representatives of the Murray State University- Paducah Campus Social Work Club presenting donated Thanksgiving food stuffs to Heartland CARES Executive Director, Sean Oslin. Pictured (left to right): Josh Rudolph, vice president; Sean Oslin;… Read more »


National Ryan White Conference 2016

HCI staff representatives attended the 2016 National Ryan White Conference in Washington, DC. Held August 23-26, it was quite an experience! Influential & knowledgeable speakers, pertinent updates, & amazing networking opportunities! Staff attended the Clinical Pathways track as well as sessions focusing on continuous quality improvement, medical case management, standards of care, HIV care in rural areas, data driven health outcomes, and many other innovative  topics.