HIV/STI Testing & PrEP Resources

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University Health Services (UHS) offers PEP and PrEP!

PEP and PrEP are medications that can prevent HIV. When taken as directed both are highly effective at preventing HIV. Is PEP or PrEP right for you?

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

  • Taken after a single high-risk exposure to HIV
  • Must be started as soon as possible - always within 72 hours of a possible exposure
  • Prescribed a 28-day course of 3 antiretroviral medications
  • Baseline screenings will be needed for initiating PEP

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

  • Medication taken by people that are at ongoing risk for getting HIV from sex or injection drug use
  • Reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by about 99% when taken as prescribed
  • Baseline HIV  test needed  before taking PrEP

Other Services Provided by UHS

  • Treatment for acute and chronic illnesses
  • Treatment for mental illnesses 
  • Treatment for minor injuries
  • Gynecological Services
  • STI Screening
  • Physical Exams
  • Immunizations
  • Lab, Pharmacy, and X-Ray

To schedule an appointment, call 330-672-2322 or visit www.uhs.kent.edu


A complete lis of HIV/STI Testing and PrEP resources.

Download a printable version of HIV/STI Testing and PrEP Resources

  • AxessPointe Community Health Centers (Kent)
    • 143 Gougler Ave., Kent, Ohio
    • 330-673-1016
    • Chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B, HIV (rapid blood), syphilis
    • Free/Low Cost
    • Website
  • CVS MinuteClinic (Hudson)
    • 5783 Darrow Road, Hudson Ohio
    • 866-389-2727
    • Chlamydia, HIV (blood), gonorrhea, hepatitis A/B/C, syphilis
    • Free/Lost Cost, Insurance accepted
    • Website
  • CVS MinuteClinic (Kent)
    • 500 S. Water St., Kent, Ohio
    • 866-389-2727
    • Chlamydia, HIV (blood), gonorrhea, hepatitis A/B/C, syphilis
    • Free/Low Cost, Insurance accepted
    • Website
  • Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (Kent)
    • 138 E. Main St., Kent, Ohio
    • 330-678-8011
    • Chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, HIV (rapid blood), syphilis
    • Free/Low Cost
    • Website
  • Portage County Health District (Ravenna)
    • 705 Oakwood St., 2nd Floor, Ravenna, Ohio
    • 330-296-9919
    • HIV (free)
    • Website
  • Townhall II (Kent)
    • 155 N. Water St., Kent, Ohio
    • 330-678-3006
    • HIV (Free), HIV (blood or rapid blood)
    • Website
  • Online Resource
    • OHIV.org
      • (800) 332-2437
      • PAPI program – covers prescription, co-pays, and other costs of PrEP
      • Website
  • Physical Locations
    • CVS MinuteClinic (Kent)
      • 500 S Water St, Kent OH
      • (866) 389-2727
    • DeWeese Health Center (Kent State University)
      • 1500 Eastway Dr, Kent OH
      • (330) 672-2322
    • Equitas Health (Akron)
      • 3094 W Market St. Suite 203, Akron OH
      • (330) 794-5289
      • Website
    • Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (Kent)
      • 138 E Main St, Kent OH
      • (330) 678-8011
    • Summa Health Pride Clinic (Akron)
      • 1260 Independence Ave, Akron OH
      • (234) 867-7740