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Oklahoma HIV & Hepatitis Planning Council (OHHPC)

The OHHPC is an advisory body that assists the Oklahoma State Department of Health, HIV/STD Service with coordinated HIV Prevention and Care and Hepatitis planning.

The OHHPC consists of 30 voting members, and strives to have membership that represents communities and people affected by or living with HIV and/or Hepatitis.

The thirty (30) voting membership is filled as follows:

  • A minimum of 5 persons shall be people living with HIV (PLWH),
  • 5 representatives from the HIV Prevention community,
  • 5 representatives from HIV Treatment & Care community, and
  • 15 members at-large.

Considerations for membership include:

  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Geographic area of residence
  • Employment/Volunteer status
  • HIV status
  • HIV risk status, and
  • Occupation/Area of expertise.

The composition of the OHHPC will be representative of the current and projected HIV and Hepatitis epidemic in Oklahoma.

The OHHPC meets quarterly and the meetings are open to the public. You do NOT have to be a voting member to attend.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health's Sexual Health and Harm Reduction Service is charged with submitting the state's plan for Ending the HIV Epidemic in Oklahoma. The OHHPC plays an instrumental role in planning and carrying out the mission of reducing HIV/AIDS in Oklahoma. Find the state's plan linked below