HIV/STI Testing & PrEP Resources
DeWeese Health Center 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 DeWeese
- Treatment for acute and chronic illnesses
- Treatment for mental illnesses
- Treatment for minor injuries
- Gynecological Services
- STI Screening
- Physical Exams
- 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.