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PrEP for Peace of Mind

People at high risk of being exposed to HIV can reduce their risk with medications called PrEP and PEP.

PrEP is the pill to prevent HIV, and it's up to 99% effective when taken correctly. If you do think you've been exposed to HIV, PEP can help reduce your risk if taken within 72 hours.

Taking PrEP and PEP empowers you: You can have a healthy sex life and protect yourself.


If you are at high risk of being exposed to HIV, you can take medication daily to reduce your risk of contracting the virus.


After you are exposed, you can take medications within 72 hours of exposure to reduce your risk of getting HIV.

Rapid HIV Test

Visit one of our health centers to get a rapid HIV test. We prick your finger and you'll get the results of the test within 20 minutes.


People who are at high risk for HIV exposure are also at risk for contracting syphilis. Syphilis is easily cured, but can be dangerous if left untreated.

How do I pay for it?

PrEP and PEP are covered by most insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, Medicare, and private employer plans.

If you do not have insurance, ask about medication assistance programs to receive PrEP or PEP at low- to no-cost for you.