HIV/AIDS – Atlanta’s Silent Epidemic(From Atlanta Voice)Unlike those sirens which warn communities when a possible tornado is approaching, there are none to warn you of an epidemic taking place in your community.
(From The CDC)
Watch this video that presents basic information on PrEP, how to access and determine if its right for you. The video also promotes communication between gay and bisexual men and their health care providers about PrEP as a prevention option.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take HIV medicines daily to lower their chances of getting infected. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout your body. It is highly effective for preventing HIV if used as prescribed, but it is much less effective when not taken consistently.
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The Georgia AIDS and STI Information Lineis a free service, providing confidential and anonymous answersand referrals to questions concerning testing, treatment, PrEP,risk assessment, safer sex practices, case management, social services, emotional wellness counseling, and medication assistance for personsinfected or affected by HIV and STIs.
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1-800-551-2728 or 404-876-9944Hours: Monday – Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am–7pm.
What does taking HIV medicine every day actually do for you? A lot.
Here are five things that staying on HIV treatment does to help protect your health and the people you care about.
Why is adherence to an HIV regimen important? Adherence to an HIV regimen gives HIV medicines the chance to do their job: to prevent HIV from multiplying and destroying the immune system. HIV medicines help people with HIV live longer, healthier lives. HIV medicines also reduce the risk of HIV transmission.
General Information: (404) 870-7700STI Testing: (404) 870-7722Volunteer: (404) 870-7764Comment Line: (678) 999-1212(Anonymous)
1605 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-2955(404) 870-7700
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