What is PrEP?
CommWell Health offers PrEP in Southeastern NC. PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a pill people at risk for HIV take to prevent getting HIV take to prevent getting HIV from sex or injection drug use.
There are two medications approved for use as PrEP: Truvada and Descovy.
When used with other safer sex practices (like condoms), PrEP can help protect you from getting HIV from an infected partner.
According to the CDC: Daily PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by more than 90%. Among people who inject
Who Should Take PrEP?
Before Your Visit
PrEP at CWH
What costs Should I Consider?
For each PrEP clinic visit with your provider, you will be assessed a visit fee.
How Can I Pay for PrEP medications? Most insurance companies will cover PrEP but …
Various assistance programs are available to help pay certain PrEP costs. Eligibility is based on income limits and types of health insurance. Ask the PrEP coordinator about these programs.