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What is Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)?

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a daily preventative pill shown to be upwards 90 percent effective in stopping HIV infection. PrEP is only available by prescription and can be accessed through a visit with a Whitman-Walker medical provider.

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When on PrEP, patients must meet with their medical providers every three months. If you have questions about PrEP, please contact our PrEP Navigator at or call 202.745.6145.

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Photo courtesy of DC Takes on HIV.



More information about PrEP from the CDC.

More information about PrEP from