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The Center to present forum on PrEP

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's #BeTheGeneration program will host an interactive panel discussion about PrEP, the once-daily pill that prevents HIV infection, on Monday, March 20 from 6:30-8 pm.

Survey open to trans folks about their knowledge of PrEP

New survey hopes to gather information from the trans community and their knowledge of PrEP.

There is still a lot of information our community needs to understand about pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. And one segment of that group has often been ignored when it comes to analyzing their correlation with the anti-HIV medication.

Norway to prescribe PrEP free-of-charge to at risk groups

PrEP will be available for free to at-risk groups across Norway.

Norway has just made an unprecedented move to provide their at-risk gay men PrEP free-of-charge through its National Health Service.

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) drug Truvada has been proven to reduce the risk of contracting HIV for those who use it as prescribed. 

Take this survey to help bring awareness about PrEP

Survey results will help San Diego County Health and Human Services with new campaign.

San Diego County Health and Human Services has put together a short survey to better understand how PrEP can protect people against HIV.

The survey only takes a few minutes and can give them information on what people know, or don’t know about PrEP.

The survey is anonymous and the results will be used in a campaign to educate the community about the drug.

New initiative aims to stop HIV infections in San Diego County

A new HIV case is diagnosed in the region every 18 hours.

The County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved an initiative to get the number of new HIV infections in San Diego to zero. With the vote, the Board directed the County Health and Human Services Agency to begin implementing the Getting to Zero initiative and put an end to the epidemic in the region.

National HIV Testing Day is June 27, County of San Diego shares about the benefits of PrEP

It’s not a vaccine, but it can reduce your chances of getting HIV by over 90 percent.

Truvada®, produced by Gilead Sciences, Inc., is a medication that is commonly used as part of combination therapy to treat HIV infection.  However, HIV-negative people also can take it as a daily pill to reduce their risk of getting HIV infection in the first place.

#100Days: Rick Cervantes shares his experience taking PrEP

Just a few of the things I’ve learned include the importance of taking care of myself, how to have sex without shame, and the deep-rooted fears and stigma that so many of us have surrounding gay sex — and sex in general.