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With EAC's PrEPared for Life comprehensive prevention program, you've got options! PrEP is a medication taken daily to prevent HIV. Condoms help prevent other STIs. Get tested for HIV/STIs with us or at home in complete privacy. Learn more below.
It helps people who are HIV negative (not living with HIV) reduce their worry about getting HIV. When a person takes PrEP as directed, it is 99% effective at preventing HIV.
PrEP is a powerful tool in helping to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. However, not everyone knows about PrEP or how to obtain it. Through our PrEPared for Life Program, we can help you find options for enrolling in PrEP services in Arkansas.
Everyone’s situation is different, and everyone should consider whether PrEP is right for them.
PrEP is recommended for:
We can help you find health insurance through our partner, PrideLife.
HIV testing is done before starting PrEP because PrEP is only for people without HIV.
Using condoms with PrEP gives you protection from both HIV and most STIs.
Here are five reasons why PrEP may be right for you:
PrEP is a powerful HIV prevention option. Studies have shown PrEP is safe and no serious side effects have been reported.
You can help bring the rate of new HIV transmissions down and end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Arkansas.
If you want to experience pleasure and connections without the concern of HIV, PrEP could be right for you.
PrEP is 99% effective in preventing HIV transmission when taken daily as prescribed. Most health insurance plans cover PrEP, including Medicaid.
Mixed-status couples are using PrEP with great success! HIV doesn't have to stand between you and someone else.
EAC partners with Q Care Plus to make accessing PrEP in Arkansas easy. Q Care Plus provides flexible options like virtual provider visits with PrEP experts, convenient labs like at-home testing kits or in-person at traditional labs, and medications delivered right to your door. Q Care Plus’s team will also help make PrEP affordable by working with community partners and foundations like Engaging Arkansas Communities to help cover the cost of visits, labs, and medications. 99% of patients pay $0 for their medical visits, labs, and prescriptions. Restrictions may apply*
Visit https://qcareplus.com/engaging-arkansas-communities/ to learn more.
Get help finding, starting, or staying on PrEP in Arkansas with our partner called QCare. Complete a simple online form to get started.
We rely on donations and grants to support our ability to serve everyone we can in Arkansas.
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The PrEPared for Life Program and PrEP for the Night Podcast are partially supported by the Arkansas Department of Health through a grant funded, in part, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC. All discussion and content are solely the responsibility of each participant and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by Engaging Arkansas Communities, the Arkansas Department of Health, CDC, or the U.S. Government.
This site contains HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences. Since HIV infection is spread primarily through sexual practices or by sharing needles, prevention messages and programs may address these topics. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please exit this website. Please visit cdc.gov for more information.
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