How Do I Get to “Undetectable” HIV Status? 

HIV Treatment: Get to Undetectable with HIV Care. A bottle of pills for HIV treatment labeled H 124 is laid on its side, with four pills on the table.

With quality HIV care and consistent medication, you can reliably prevent HIV from progressing into AIDS. Not only that: You can set the foundation for a long, healthy life for you and your sexual partner(s). How? By reaching what we call “undetectable” status. We asked Metro Inclusive Health Medical Director, Dr. Luke Johnsen to tell us more.

Monkeypox in Tampa Bay: 8 Things You Should Know

Monkeypox Vaccines in Tampa Bay

Monkeypox is on the rise in Florida, including the Tampa Bay region. You’ve heard about it in recent headlines, but you’re still wondering… What exactly is monkeypox? Should I get vaccinated?Metro Inclusive Health is ready to answer your questions. Here’s what you should know.

Got Health Insurance? Learn How to Copay It Forward!

Copay It Forward at Metro Inclusive Health promotes Health Equity in Tampa Bay.

Did you know it’s possible for insured patients to make an impact – just using your normal copayment? 

We believe that no one, regardless of insurance status, should be denied quality, life-changing care. For those without insurance coverage, healthcare services and prescription expenses can add up fast. But that’s where Copay It Forward comes in.

How to Find a Quality HIV Primary Care Provider

A man wearing a blue shirt learns about HIV treatment and primary care at Metro Inclusive Health. A HIV primary care provider holds information about PrEP and medical care.

“As people with HIV live long and productive lives because of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), it is more important than ever to provide high quality, state-of-the art primary care.”

Today, there’s no reason to compromise when it comes to finding high-quality HIV primary care. We’re here to help you learn what “quality” means… And then find it!

FAQs About HIV & AIDS

A nurse on the left pricks the finger of a patient on the right during an HIV test, while answering FAQs about HIV.

What do you think when you hear the word “HIV”? For whatever reason, if you’re looking for HIV/AIDS 101, you’ve come to the right place!

With Rapid STI Testing, Every Month Can Be STI Awareness Month

Health At Metro Inclusive Health

With Rapid STI Testing, Every Month Can Be STI Awareness Month The month of April is STI Awareness Month, giving us at METRO another reason to share the many ways we can support your overall health. Today, there are an estimated 20 million new STI (sexually transmitted infection) cases in the U.S. each year. However, through STI […]

Florida Health Alert: Meningococcal Disease

Florida Health Alert: Meningococcal Meningitis What you need to know about the recent outbreak in Florida. Meningococcal Meningitis The CDC has announced that Florida is currently experiencing an outbreak of meningococcal disease, primarily among men who have sex with men. Overall, the number of cases in Florida is just around 20, but this represents a […]

Is PrEP Right for Me?

If you know anything about METRO, you know we take sexual health and HIV prevention very seriously. That’s why we do a lot of work promoting PrEP — but what exactly is it? PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a medicine for people at risk of contracting HIV through sex or drug use. It can also be used […]