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Preventing New HIV Infections

Prevention of New HIV InfectionsThe listed documents provide guidance about behavioral and biomedical methods to prevent new HIV infections. This guidance is intended for clinicians, HIV testing and prevention providers working outside of healthcare facilities, health departments, and persons at risk for HIV infection. Currently, CDC is updating recommendations about use of pre-exposure prophylaxis and male circumcision to prevent HIV acquisition. These recommendations will be posted on this page in the future.

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis

Non-occupational Post-exposure Prophylaxis

Occupational Post-exposure Prophylaxis


Contraceptive Use

Persons with Special Circumstances

Screening for STDS