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What is PrEP

Helping people who are HIV-negative stay negative

According to AIDS.gov, "pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a new HIV prevention method in which people who do not have HIV infection take a pill daily to reduce their risk of becoming infected."

A message from our Director of Health Education, Prevention, Advocacy, Public Policy and Communications:

"In order to End AIDS, we must bring the same ferocity, passion, and collaboration that brought protease inhibitors and legal protections for HIV-positive men and women. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a game changer that, when used properly just like any other medication, prevents HIV infection. Making all proven treatments to prevent HIV infection available to all those who may benefit is the next step to making AIDS history. We will not stop until we end AIDS once and for all."

Take a pill a day to prevent HIV infection. Studies have shown that taking medications used to treat people living with HIV can also prevent infection in those who are HIV-negative. PrEP must be taken every day in order to be effective. Please consult with your medical provider.

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