What is PEP?
-PrEP is a daily pill that helps prevent HIV:
**If PrEP is not taken everyday the effectiveness reduces significantly**
-PrEP + condoms creates great protection from HIV
-Regular Doctor visits are necessary when taking PrEP
-PrEP is only for those who do not already have HIV
-Most insurances, incuding medicaid & medicare cover PrEP
-You will need a perscription from your doctor to recieve PEP
-You can call your doctor, visit PPNCNY or an emergency room to get PEP
-PEP consists of 1-2 pills a day for at least 4 weeks following an HIV exposure
-PEP should be used for emergencies only!
-When, what & who will determine whether or not PEP is right for you
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