PEP stands for post-exposure prophylaxis and is a medication protocol to prevent people who have been exposed to HIV from getting the virus.  For PEP to be effective, it must be started within 72 hours of being exposed to the virus. For more information, visit the CDC:   Continue reading PEP


PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, and is a medication to prevent people from getting HIV.  Currently, medication taken daily can prevent HIV transmission.  PrEP is recommended for those who are at high risk for acquiring HIV through sex and/or injection drug use. Talk to your medical professional about whether PrEP is right for you.  To learn more, visit the CDC: Continue reading PrEP