Miranda Patrick is an HIV Prevention and Surveillance Coordinator at Sonoma County Public Health Department. She graduated from California State University, Chico, with a Bachelor’s in Nursing. Miranda has been a public health nurse for 11 years.
Miranda works with people newly diagnosed with HIV and ensures they are connected to HIV specialist and resources in our community. She also helps notify partners of possible exposure to HIV. In her HIV prevention work she support CBOs to help expand testing and PrEP to populations affected by HIV.
The most rewarding part of her job is being able to bring some healthcare into the field by working in the homeless camps and shelters offering rapid HIV and syphilis tests.