PrEP, which stands for Pre-Exposure prophylaxis, is a pill that when taken daily can reduce the chances of becoming HIV Positive through sex by more than 99% (CDC). Our Network has a PrEP Peer Navigator you can contact to learn more about PrEP in our area. We also have a PrEP coordinator who helps providers start PrEP clinics and build provider capacity.
To find a PrEP Provider in our area, please visit the “Resource Director” tab at the top.
PrEP Peer Navigator
Role: Provide PrEP education, counseling, and linkage to care, as well as ongoing support to people at risk of becoming HIV positive and/or are interested in starting PrEP.
- Linkage to an appropriate PrEP provider
- Transportation assistance – Go Raleigh bus passes, gas cards, Duke parking passes, (can get UNC parking passes if needed)
- Incentives for attending appointments – Wal-Mart gift cards, ear buds, phone chargers, water bottles, thumb drives & speakers
- Assistance filling out Gilead (i.e. Truvada PrEP medication manufacturer) patient assistance forms to receive assistance paying for medication
- Provision of co-pay assistance cards for insured clients to assist with any pharmacy co-pays
- Appointment reminders
- Ongoing support to ensure the client knows where to go and feels comfortable
HIV/STD Prevention Coordinator
919.212.8391 office | 984.232.3940 mobile
Role: Coordinate PrEP activities in the region, as well as provide clinical training, capacity building and technical assistance to clinics and PrEP providers.
- Prepare agencies to begin providing PrEP services
- Deliver and/or arrange for provider capacity building and technical assistance
- Coordinate referral services and resources among providers
- Update area providers on the state of PrEP in our Region