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October 2015


Here’s What’s Up: Week of October 5th

Happy Monday and hello October!

As the scent of pumpkin spice everything fills the air, we are sad to say goodbye to our Prevention Specialist, Maggi. She is now at the Iowa Department of Public Health. That means that there is an opening here at Project HIM/The Project of Primary Health Care! The job hasn’t been posted yet, but be sure to check out for our latest job posting.

While we are looking for a new Prevention Specialist, Brandon, our CLEAR counselor will be filling in Maggi’s clinic hours at our University Avenue location. There shouldn’t be any changes with our hours, nor do we anticipate any interruption of services.

Primary Health Care – Des Moines (1200 University Avenue)

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 – 2:00 pm

Click here to schedule your appointment.

Primary Health Care – Ames Clinic (3510 Lincoln Way)

  • Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (HIV test only, no STI screening available at this time. No appointments needed.)


Live Out Loud 2015 Lineup

LOL2015-Lineup-Timeline We are excited to announce the entertainment lineup for this year’s Live Out Loud.

Scheduled to perform are:

Jupiter Phuckit Belle, Ballet Des Moines, Boylesque, Club B Fit, Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus, The Garden Show Cast, Rocky Horror Picture Show Cast, Tyona Diamond, and much more!

We are also pleased to announce that the Imperial Court of Iowa will be inaugural recipient of the David Vitiritto Community Engagement Award.

Please join The Project of Primary Health Care at Wooly’s (East Village) on Sunday, November 8th at 7:00 pm.

Tickets are only $15 in advance, and can be purchased at

Click here to visit the Live Out Loud 2015 Facebook event page.