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.
You can download materials here, or order free hard copies at CDC-INFO On Demand.
This brochure highlights pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a powerful tool for preventing HIV and answers some of health care providers’ frequently asked questions about how to prescribe PrEP and how PrEP can improve health outcomes for their patients.
This brochure reviews post-exposure prophylaxis (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 brochure supplies health care providers with information on the importance of discussing their patients’ sexual history and behaviors and offers practical tips for normalizing and destigmatizing conversations about sexual health.
This waiting room poster highlights pre-exposure prophylaxis (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 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 for patients describes how pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (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.