Prevention Services

Director of Prevention Services

Erin BortelErin Bortel is ACR's Director of Prevention Services.  As director, Bortel oversees eight prevention programs in ACR’s offices in Cayuga, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, and St. Lawrence counties.  She provides oversight to the Syringe Exchange Program, and other prevention initiatives which include targeted outreach, education and HIV/STD/Hepatitis C testing efforts to underserved populations.  
 Bortel previously served as Program Director for REACH CNY Inc., where she was instrumental in launching a comprehensive adolescent pregnancy prevention initiative as well as Camp Green Teen in Onondaga County.  Bortel is a 2012 graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse.

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Fact:

HIV was the third leading cause of death of Black women ages 25-44 (2006).