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HIV Prevention Detroit: Organizations Get $2.5 Million From State To Prevent HIV Transmission

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File photo. A sign for free HIV testing is seen outside a Walgreens pharmacy in Times Square on June 27, 2012 in New York City. (Mario Tama/Getty) | Mario Tama/Getty

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Seven Detroit-based organizations are among those set to benefit from almost $2.5 million in funding from the Michigan Department of Community Health towards HIV prevention services.

The department is awarding the funding to a total of 16 community-based and non-governmental organizations across the state, on an annual basis, through 2016.

The Detroit-area organizations to benefit from the funding include: AIDS Partnership Michigan, Community Health Awareness Group, Gospel Against AIDS, Horizon's Project, Ruth Ellis Center, Matrix Human Services and Wayne County jails.

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