What is PrEP?

PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a medication that can reduce your chance of getting HIV from sex or injection drug use. When taken as prescribed, PrEP is highly effective for prevention HIV.  


Is PrEP right for me?

PrEP can help protect you if you don’t have HIV and any of the following apply to you:

You have had anal or vaginal sex in the past 6 months and you

  • have a sexual partner with HIV (especially if the partner has an unknown or detectable viral load),
  • have not consistently used a condom, or
  • have been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease in the past 6 months.

You inject drugs and you

  • have an injection partner with HIV, or
  • share needles, syringes, or other drug injection equipment (for example, cookers).

You have been prescribed PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) and you

  • report continued risk behavior, or
  • have used multiple courses of PEP.

You may choose to take PrEP, even if the behaviors listed above don’t apply to you. Talk to your health care provider.


PrEP at Kintegra

All Kintegra Family Medicine locations offer PrEP and our Case Managers can answer your PrEP questions, assist with scheduling an appointment and coordinate medication assistance or insurance support. Case Managers will also assist with scheduling follow-up appointments based on your Provider’s recommendations.

No Insurance? Have insurance but need help paying for co-pays? You may eligible for medication assistance and/or co-pay assistance.


Interested in More Information?

Contact the Kintegra PrEP Line at 833-237-PREP (7737) to learn more today!

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

North Carolina AIDS Training & Education Center – PrEP for Consumers – Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

PrEP Locator


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