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PrEP/PEP

HIV/AIDS


PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

PrEP is a comprehensive HIV prevention strategy that involves the daily use of antiretroviral medications to reduce the risk of HIV infection in HIV-negative individuals. PrEP should be used in conjunction with other prevention methods to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infection.

HIV PrEP and nPEP Provider Map

Visit our PrEP Locator to find a PrEP or nPEP provider in Florida.


Ready, Set, PrEP 

General Info and Enrollment

Ready, Set, PrEP is a new nationwide program led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Ready, Set, PrEP program provides PrEP medications at no cost to individuals who qualify. Check eligibility requirements and enroll in the program at getyourprep.com. Health care providers can also use this site to enroll a patient.

Resources for Download/Print

Factsheets, posters, info cards, and social media content (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram graphics) available for download to use and help spread the word about the benefits of PrEP medications and how to access the Ready, Set, PrEP program. Factsheets are available for consumers, health care professionals, and Indian Health Service. Content included in this toolkit may be customized and tailored to your needs. Questions about materials can be directed to ReadySetPrEP@hhs.gov.

Social Media Toolkit

Content included in this toolkit may be customized and tailored to your needs. Questions about materials can be directed to ReadySetPrEP@hhs.gov.


PrEP Provider Resources

FloridaHealth PrEP provider toolkits, resource guides, posters and brochures are available upon request. Email DiseaseControl@flhealth.gov for info.

 General Audience Resources


PEP (Post Exposure Prophylaxis)

PEP involves taking antiretroviral medications as soon as possible after a potential exposure to HIV to reduce the likelihood of HIV infection. There are two types of PEP: 1) occupational PEP, for an exposure that happens in the workplace (such as a needle stick in a healthcare setting), and 2) non-occupational PEP (nPEP), for when someone is potentially exposed to HIV through sexual intercourse or injection drug use.

*To be effective, PEP must begin with 72 hours of exposure and consists of 2-3 antiretroviral medications that must be taken for 28 days. A physician must determine what treatment is appropriate based on the nature of the exposure. Starting PEP after a potential exposure does not guarantee that someone exposed to HIV will not become infected. 

PEP Provider Resources

FloridaHealth PEP provider toolkits, resource guides, posters and brochures are available upon request. Please email DiseaseControl@flhealth.gov for info.

General Audience Resources