Dorchester Knows is a collaboration of community, religious, business and public health organizations that aims to help all Dorchester residents ages 15-65 learn their HIV status.
Why Dorchester Knows?
Blacks/African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos have higher rates of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. due to:
- Lack of awareness
- Limited access to high quality housing
- Limited access to high-quality health care
Black/African Americans are at higher risk for HIV due to:
- Fear of testing
- HIV stigma
- Lack of awareness of HIV status
- Prevention education
Codman Square Health Center
Dorchester Knows is an initiative of Codman Square Health Center.
Codman Square Health Center is an innovative community health center providing holistic & integrated services in Dorchester, MA.