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How to help Kirklin Clinic with its $5 million funding

KIRKLIN, Idaho — If you thought that Kirklin clinic was a great place to get an STD test, you are wrong.

The Idaho Department of Health has announced that it will help the Kirklin clinics for free with testing services, which they say will be crucial in the state’s struggling HIV/AIDS crisis.

It’s a step that’s long overdue and one that Kirkland-based health care providers hope will save lives.

“We’ve been here since 1992,” said Kirklin medical director of health services, Steve Kirklin.

“I mean, we’ve been around for 50 years.

We’ve got a reputation as being pretty reliable.

But the truth is, we’re not really reliable.”

Kirklin’s clinics have seen an increase in infections.

They’re the first to respond to the statewide outbreak and are among the only providers of HIV tests and testing kits that are available.

The state also wants to help other providers, like Kirklin, because the virus is spreading so quickly in the community.

“It’s been devastating,” Kirklin’s Kirklin Medical Director of Health Services, Steve Kim, said.

“We’re at our peak.

We’re just trying to keep up.”

But that doesn’t mean the clinics are completely safe.

They have been hit with more than $5.5 million in funding cuts.

That funding will help them maintain their capacity to provide testing, diagnostic testing, and treatment to their patients.

“Our staff has been hit pretty hard,” Kim said.

“For us, it’s very important that we keep up.

And that means we’re going to be hiring more staff and hiring people to do testing and diagnostics.”

The Kirklin Institute of Medicine has been working with the Idaho Department to address HIV/ AIDS issues in the city.

They’ve been able to put together a partnership to hire additional testing staff and have been able access the funding they need to continue to provide free testing to all Idahoans.

Kim hopes the state will help other communities like Kirkland.

“I think it’s important to remember that there are so many people in this community that need help, and we need to support them,” he said.