Prevent HIV Infection before Sex with New Method Available in Region; FDA Approved, Learn More Jan. 21, Jan. 29

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Known as PrEp – or Pre-exposure Prophylactic – a new method of preventing HIV infection with an existing HIV medication is now available in the region. FDA-approved, the method involves taking Truvada as prescribed under medical supervision.

Truvada has long been established as a successful agent, when combined with other HIV medicines, to treat HIV infection. The PrEP method involves taking the medicine before sex in order to prevent infection.

Are you PrEped? Is this HIV prevention method for you?

Learn more about this new and effective HIV prevention strategy and determine if it’s right for you on Tues., Jan. 21, 6 p.m. at Alder Health Services, Harrisburg, 100 N. Cameron St., Ste. 301-East and Wed., Jan. 29, 6 p.m., Alder Health Services, Lancaster, 1891 Santa Barbara Dr., Ste. 104.

For more information, call 1-800-867-1550.

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