Let's Talk About PrEP!

There is a pill to prevent HIV? Yes!

PrEP is a once-a-day pill for people who do not have HIV and want added protection. It is available by prescription, and must be taken every day – like birth control but for HIV prevention.

While PrEP is highly effective in preventing HIV, it does not protect against other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Condoms protect against most other STDs, as well as HIV and pregnancy.

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

Eligible Virginia residents can get PrEP at little to no cost. For more about the Virginia PrEP Drug Assistance Program: CALL 1-800-533-4148.

PrEP FAQs

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.

FAQs

Getting PrEP

Any health care provider can prescribe PrEP, but not all are familiar with it. The PrEP locator can help you find a nearby provider.

Paying for PrEP

Most insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare, cover PrEP. Financial assistance is also available for people with and without insurance.

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