PrEP for Florida
Florida is the go to place to retire, visit and just have fun. Florida the southernmost state that shares a border with the longest coastline. Florida has one of the largest economies in the US, ranking number in the US according to wikipedia. Community Care Resources of Florida has its location in Altamonte Springs, FL and we offer Prep in the state of Florida.
What is Prep Medication?
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) medications are prescription medications that people take daily to significantly reduce their risk of acquiring HIV through sex. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout the body. Two medications are FDA-approved for use as PrEP: TRUVADA and DESCOVY. When taken daily, PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV from sex.
The Ready, Set, PrEP program makes PrEP medication available at no cost for qualifying recipients. To receive PrEP medication through this program, you must:
- Lack prescription drug coverage
- Be tested for HIV with a negative result
- Have a prescription for PrEP
Paying for PrEP
Most insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare, cover PrEP. Financial assistance is also available for people with and without insurance. If you are in the Altamonte Springs Area and would like to get free prep Florida, Call our office to book an appointment (407) 401 – 7457
Most of this information comes from hiv.gov. Please visit their website for more information.