HIV Prevention Materials
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) are important tools for preventing HIV. The materials below contain information for health care providers and their patients about how to determine if PrEP or PEP should be prescribed. They also provide information on how to access, prescribe, use, and pay for PrEP and PEP. Prescribe HIV Prevention.
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This factsheet summarizes CDC’s 2021 update to the Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States—A Clinical Practice Guideline. The updates in this version of the guideline give health care providers the latest information on prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention to their patients and increasing PrEP use by people who could benefit from it.
This brochure reviews PEP, a method to prevent HIV after a patient has a specific, high-risk exposure to HIV, and answers health care providers’ frequently asked questions about how to prescribe PEP and how PEP can help protect their patients from HIV.
This waiting room poster highlights that PrEP can protect patients against HIV, even if their partner(s) might have HIV. It also directs patients to CDC’s website to learn more about PrEP. This poster is available in both English and Spanish.
This waiting room poster highlights PrEP as a tool patients can use to protect themselves against HIV and encourages them to talk to their health care provider about HIV prevention options. It also directs patients to CDC’s website to access more information about PrEP. This poster is available in both English and Spanish.
This brochure for patients describes how PrEP and PEP can help protect them against HIV, even if their partner(s) might have HIV. It also includes useful tips on how they can communicate with their health care providers about PrEP and PEP.
This patient brochure reviews important information on how women and other people who have receptive vaginal sex can stay HIV negative, even if their partner(s) might have HIV. It offers tips on what questions women and other people who have receptive vaginal sex can ask their health care providers about PrEP.