What is PrEP?
- PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a daily pill that can greatly reduce your risk of getting HIV from sex by more than 90%.
- It reduces the risk of getting HIV from sharing needles by more than 70%.
- Lower your risk of getting HIV from sex even more if you take PrEP and use other prevention methods.
- You have to visit your doctor every three months to repeat your HIV test, refill your prescription, and follow up.
- Don’t take PrEP unless it has been prescribed for you by your doctor.
Are you interested in learning more about PrEP? Do you need an appointment with your Primary Care Provider to discuss PrEP?
All GFHS medical/behavioral health services locations offer PrEP and our Bridge Counselor can answer your PrEP questions, assist with scheduling an appointment and coordinate medication assistance or insurance support.
No Insurance? Have insurance but need help paying for co-pays? You may eligible for medication assistance and/or co-pay assistance.
Please call the GFHS Bridge Counselor at 704-772-4705 to learn more about PrEP today!
For more information about PrEP :
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
- North Carolina AIDS Training & Education Center – PrEP for Consumers
- gov – Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
- PrEP Medication Information
- PrEP Locator