What is PrEP?

  • Pre = Before
  • Exposure = coming into contact with HIV
  • Prophylaxis = treatment to prevent an infection.

PrEP is a daily (taken once a day) HIV prevention pill that's part of a comprehensive prevention strategy.

How effective is it?

PrEP is greater than 90% effective at preventing HIV. However, it does not protect against STIs or pregnancy.

How can I get it?

PrEP can be prescribed by any health care provider. Some or all costs of the medication can be covered by insurance, Medicaid, and patient assistance programs.

For more information about or to look into getting PrEP please call/text Sammy at 504-462-3017 or email