Hennepin Healthcare Positive Care Center

Areas of Practice
  • Aging
  • HIV
Provider Service Categories
  • Caregiver Support
  • Case Management (Medical)
  • Dental/Oral Health Care
  • Early Intervention Services
  • Emergency Assistance
  • ESL/Linguistics Services
  • Food Assistance
  • Health Education/Risk Reduction
  • Health Insurance Coverage, Premium, & Cost-Sharing Assistance
  • HIV Testing
  • Home- and Community-Based Health Services
  • Medical Nutritional Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Memory Care
  • Mental Health Services
  • Outpatient/Ambulatory Healthcare Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • PREP/PEP Navigation
  • Primary Care/Core Medical Supports
  • Psychosocial Support Services
  • Referral for Health Care/Support Services
  • Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare
  • Substance Abuse/Chemical Health
  • Transportation (Medical)
  • Treatment Adherence
Street Address:
900 South 8th Street, Blue Building, B1.290
Summary of Services Provided

The Positive Care Center is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, and psychosocial services to those living with HIV. The program provides education, serves as a community and family resource, and contributes extensively to the advancement of HIV-related knowledge.

Find care at the Infectious Diseases Clinic for all conditions-related problems, including HIV infection and AIDS, musculoskeletal infections, Meningitis, Pneumonia, and other immunocompromised disease states.

As a certified Health Care Home, staff are proud to offer you the convenience of a “One-Stop” approach. We have many services that you can access, right here in the clinic, to help you be healthy. Please ask any of the staff about how you can be connected to the services you need like: apecialty HIV medical care, primary care (including annual exams), high-resolution anoscopy, Hepatitis C medical care, xare coordination and health care home services, perinatal care coordination, medication adherence counseling and tools, nutritional counseling, mental health services (therapy and medication evaluation), clinical research trials, medical case management, chemical health assessments and referrals, inreach and appointment reminders, benefits counseling and Ryan White eligibility assistance, health education/risk reduction counseling, free HIV rapid testing for partners/social networks, nPEP and PrEP services, food shelf resource, discharge planning (MCM) and medical care—Minnesota State Correctional Facilities, transportation assistance.

The Positive Care Center also has The Golden Compass Program, dedicated to helping people over 50 living with HIV navigate their golden years.  The Golden Compass Program is a collaboration between the HIV clinics at Hennepin Healthcare and Zuckerburg San Francisco General Hospital. Services include: bone health, brain and memory care, cardiovascular health, dental, vision, hearing screening, fall prevention, hearing and vision support, social support and monthly learning sessions, support groups.

Appointment Formats
Business Hours
Weekday Availability

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

Payment Options
Accepts Medical Assistance / MN Care / Medicare, Accepts Private Insurance, Grants or Sponsorships, Reduced Fee, Will Not Be Turned Away Due to the Inability to Pay