Wake County HIV/STD Community Program

Wake County's HIV/STD Community Program offers a comprehensive continuum of care including prevention education, HIV/STD counseling and testing and treatment, Hepatitis C care and assistance, and supportive services for people with HIV/AIDS.

HIV/STD Education and Outreach

Our health education and outreach team works with individuals, groups, partner agencies and communities throughout Wake County to provide HIV/STD prevention education and connect individuals with testing and treatment services.

HIV/STD Counseling and Testing

Our trained counselors provide convenient, confidential HIV/STD testing services at a variety of community locations throughout Wake County.

Services for People with HIV/AIDS

We provide comprehensive medical and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS in Wake County.

Meet Our HIV/STD Education Team

Our health educators offer a variety of educational programs for communities, agencies and other community organizations throughout Wake County. If you would like to invite a trained health educator to work with your agency, community group, or faith-based organization, please complete this Request for HIV/STD Health Education and Testing Form and return it to Nikita Spears, Health Education and Outreach Supervisor, at Nikita.Spears@wake.gov.

Name  Email Address Phone Number
Nikita Spears  nikita.spears@wake.gov 919-212-9312 
Moriah Brown moriah.Brown@wake.gov 919-250-1027
Pedro Hernandez pedro.hernandez@wake.gov  919-250-3882
Mikayla Crawford mikayla.crawford@wake.gov 919-250-3161
Eric Lewis eric.lewis@wake.gov 919-250-4672


Meet Our HIV/STD Counseling and Testing Team

Our trained counselors provide convenient, confidential HIV/STD testing services at a variety of community locations throughout Wake County.  The supervisor of the Counseling and Testing team is Natasha Bowen. If you have any questions or concerns, she can be reached using the contact information listed below.

Meet Our HIV/STD Case Manager Team

If you have HIV or AIDS, staying healthy may depend on putting together many different services – medical care, health insurance, housing, drug/alcohol treatment, HIV/STD education, emotional support, and many others, depending on your needs. Whether you just found out you have HIV or if you’ve had it for a long time, an HIV case manager can help you understand your options and connect you with the services and supports you need.
For more information or to schedule a free assessment, please call: 919-212-7801.

Meet Our Hepatitis C Team

If you suspect being Hepatitis C positive and/or you have recently been diagnosed with Hepatitis C, the Wake County Health & Human Service– Hepatitis C Program is here to help. The Hepatitis C Program is designed to provide a range of services that meet the unique needs of the population served. These community-based services include:

  • Hepatitis C confirmatory testing,
  • Hepatitis C education & harm reduction strategies,
  • Linkage to medical care for Hepatitis C treatment,
  • Enrollment in eligible community resources and other resources.
Name Email Address Phone Number
Juliana Crandall juliana.crandall@wake.gov 919-741-9691
Consuelo Gardner, MSW, LCSW consuelo.gardner@wake.gov 919-623-3921

Meet the HIV/STD Community Program Manager

Yvonne Torres is the program manager of the Wake County HIV/STD Community Program. If you have any questions or concerns, she can be reached using the contact information listed below.

Yvonne Torres
Phone: 919-250-4479
Email: ytorres@wake.gov