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Let's Talk About PrEP! Bay Area

PrEP is for people who do not have HIV and want added protection.

It is available by prescription as a pill or long-acting injectable. When taken as prescribed, PrEP is highly effective in preventing HIV.

Find out more about PrEP and testing resources in San Francisco and the East Bay.


PrEP is a prescription medication like birth control but for HIV prevention. Find out how well it works, who it is for, and answers to other questions.


Getting PrEP

Any healthcare provider can prescribe PrEP but not all are familiar with it. Find providers knowledgeable about this prevention option.

Paying for PrEP

Most insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare, cover PrEP. There are also programs that provide PrEP for free or at a reduced cost. PrEP navigators can help.

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Let's Talk About PrEP!

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Real people share why they are taking PrEP to prevent HIV and how it has helped them take charge of their health.

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Find a PrEP Provider Near You

A health care provider can help decide if PrEP is a good fit for you.