Frequently Asked Questions
What is PrEP?
PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a powerful HIV prevention method in which people who don’t have HIV take daily medication to reduce their risk of getting HIV.
How quickly does PrEP start working?
The CDC states that PrEP reaches maximum protection from HIV through receptive anal sex after 7 days and vaginal sex or injection drug use after 20 days of daily PrEP use.
How effective is PrEP?
According to the CDC, taking PrEP daily reduces the risk of HIV transmission through sex by about 99% and from injection drug use by more than 74%.
Combined with condoms and other prevention methods, PrEP is highly effective and can provide extra peace of mind.
How do I pay for PrEP?
A member of our team can help connect you to these programs. Click the “Get PrEP’ button below to request more information about these programs.