Once a year The Brotherhood Showcase will bring all of its resources, partners, sponsors, and supporters to one major event.There will be a job fair with major companies looking to hire on the spot and other companies looking to train personnel to hire as part of their staff. The Brotherhood Showcase has also teamed up with local Healthcare services to provide onsite testing for High blood pressure, Covid 19 as well as the many other point of care tests to support the needs of the community. The Brotherhood Showcase Mobile Testing unit will also be onsite .(see mobile testing unit info below)
HIV: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2014 HIV Surveillance Report, the Memphis TGA ranked 6th in the nation for the rate of new HIV infections (Figure B-1) among the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) of residence in the United States in 20144.
Did you know that memphis was targeted to reduce the spread of HIV by President Trump along with several other cities because of the spreading of new HIV cases in 2019 ?
HEPATITIS C: From 2014 to 2018, there was a 193% increase in the number of newly reported chronic HCV cases in TN. These findings are thought to be reflective of the following factors in TN: 1) increasing rates of HCV, 2) increasing testing for HCV, and 3) the implementation of centralized chronic HCV surveillance efforts beginning in mid-2015. Other notable findings among cases reported from 2014–2018 include: o Individuals less than 45 years of age accounted for: 52% of new chronic HCV infections, and 81% of acute HCV infections; o Women accounted for: 48% of acute and 49% of new chronic HCV cases among individuals less than 45 years of age, and 39% of acute and 37% of new chronic HCV cases among individuals 45 years of age and older; o The increased number of HCV cases among women of child-bearing age prompted the initiation of surveillance of HCV positive pregnant females on January 1st, 2018.
According to the CDC, hepatitis C previously was seen as a concern primarily for baby boomers and people with risk factors, such as injection drug use, but the new data finds that in 2018:
ccording to the CDC, hepatitis C previously was seen as a concern primarily for baby boomers and people with risk factors, such as injection drug use, but the new data finds that in 2018:
CHLAMYDIA: Historically, Shelby County has had high rates of STDs, including chlamydia and gonorrhea, compared to the rates in Tennessee overall, according to David Sweat, chief of epidemiology for the Shelby County Health Department. n one year, chlamydia cases here increased from 7,838 to 9,003 per 100,000 people. Gonorrhea increased from 2,294 to 3,694.Jan 16, 2020
In Tennessee, the rate of people diagnosed with chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in 2018 is up by double digits from 2017, according to figures from the state health department.
SYPHILLIS In 2018, there were a total of 1,730 reported cases of syphilis in Tennessee. Overall, the number and rate of total cases of syphilis have increased since 2014. The rates for cases of primary and secondary, early non-primary non-secondary, late latent/unknown duration, and congenital syphilis increased from 2015–2018
In 2018, rates of reported cases of syphilis by Public Health Region ranged from 8.2 cases per 100,000 population in the Northeast region to 67.8 per 100,000 population in the Shelby region. The counties with the highest rates of reported cases of total syphilis were Shelby (67.8 /100,000), Bledsoe (67.8 /100,000), and Davidson (57.6/100,000).
The Brotherhood Showcase has put together programs to handle the rising STD rates in the city of Memphis and its surrounding areas. During our annual showcase event , Rapid testing for sexually transmitted diseases will take place for all that want to be screened for STDs to include Rapid HIV, HEPATITIS C, Chlamydia testing , and Drug screenings to the community through our mobile testing unit
8 PANEL DRUG SCREENING
RAPID COVID -19 TESTING
more test to come soon
5798 Winchester Rd SAT 8:00 AM - 12noon
901-257-9869 Mobile unit location changes daily check website for scheduled locations
The Brotherhood Showcase has teamed up with Transformation1on1 Drug counseling, STD Awareness, and overall Mental health is a priority here at The Brotherhood Showcase. We are here to assist you in every way we can to help you cope with whatever situation you are facing in life to provide healthy solutions for a positive outcome.
CONTACT : Kristina Franklin
901- 513- 6207
We are excited to announce STD awareness here at The Brotherhood Showcase . Every Saturday there will be a STD educational meeting at our meeting facility. We will be testing onsite with our mobile unit as well as providing counseling services for those in need.
location: 5798 Winchester rd Memphis,Tn 38115
Time: 8:00 am- 12 noon
Call 901- 257- 9869 to RSVP
Walk ins are welcome
Spiritual Counselers will be onsite
Go our contact us page and let us know your schedule. Any volunteers are greatly appreciated !
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