In 2012, PrEPFacts.org became the first informational PrEP resource online. The creation of the site and accompanying informational materials was a collaboration of San Francisco AIDS Foundation, San Francisco Department of Public Health, Project Inform, Be The Generation, Gilead Sciences and other local health agencies, community-based providers, and PrEP advocates.
PrEP, which stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, is an effective way to prevent HIV that involves taking medication either daily or around the times you have sex. If you’re new to PrEP or want to learn more about who it’s for, how to access it, the research supporting it and how effective it is, check out PrEPFacts.org to learn more.
PrEPfacts.org answers your questions about research, best practices for staying healthy, where to get a prescription and more. Visit PrEPfacts.org to learn more.
We’ve also made PrEPfacts.org campaign materials available for download in the virtual asset library. Providers all over the country have used these materials in their own clinics to share education about the effectiveness of PrEP.
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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a highly effective method of HIV prevention.
PrEP Facts: Starting and stopping PrEP care
It’s important to think about how you expect to take PrEP, and to plan ahead for things that might get in the way.
PrEP Facts: Where can I get PrEP?
You deserve supportive PrEP care from an informed health care provider, whether in-person or through telehealth services.
PrEP Facts: How much does PrEP cost?
PrEP care includes paying the costs or co-pays for your medical visits, lab work and prescription pick-up.