RCID PrEP Clinic for HIV Prevention

The RCID PrEP Clinic specializes in offering  pre-exposure prophylaxis

(PrEP) to HIV-negative individuals at risk for HIV infection who are interested in PrEP as a means to prevent HIV. 

PrEP is Prevention in a Pill. Taking a once-daily pill can reduce your risk of contracting HIV by 90%. 

The RCID PrEP Clinic helps people at high risk for HIV take steps to prevent infection. Our providers are HIV and infectious disease specialists. They are committed to patient care and dedicated to the idea that PrEP offers a unique and promising strategy for preventing new HIV infections in our community.

The clinic offers:

  • Counseling (risk reduction, assistance in obtaining PrEP medication, etc.)

  • Laboratory monitoring

  • Social work

  • Pharmacy support

  • Financial assistance programs




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Through the generous support of the Cone Health Foundation,  RCID is able to provide PrEP free of charge to 40 patients annually who qualify based on financial need. 


Follow these steps to PrEP

1. Call 336-832-7840 and make an appointment 

2. Bring proof of address, 2 pay stubs, or W-2 to your first appointment

3. Meet with clinical pharmacist & staff to discuss PrEP regimen & complete financial assistance application

4. Complete lab work

5. Receive PrEP medication the following week 




Consumers interested in Taking PrEP

PrEp Research Study "HPTN 083" Give PrEP a shot

AIDS.gov - PrEP information page (aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/prevention/reduce-your-risk/pre-exposure-prophylaxis)


AIDSinfoNet - Reliable, Up-To-Date Treatment Information (aidsinfonet.org/fact_sheets/view/160)


AVAC - Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention (avac.org/ht/d/sp/i/262/pid/262)


Avert - AVERTing HIV and AIDS (avert.org/pre-exposure-prophylaxis.htm)


CDC - Questions and Answers from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov/hiv/prevention/research/prep)


PrEP4Love - The PrEP4Love campaign is brought to you with love by members of the Chicago PrEP Working Group (prep4love.com)


PrEP Facts - San Francisco AIDS Foundation PrEP information in visual format for MSM and heterosexual individuals, with an option for Spanish (prepfacts.org)


PrEP Locator - An interactive website that helps people locate PrEP providers (preplocator.org)


PrEP Watch - Interactive webpage with information and resources on gaining access to PrEP (prepwatch.org)


PrEParing for HIV - An Epidemic Interventions Initiative by the University of California


Project Inform - Videos, publications and resources (projectinform.com/prep)


SFHIV - City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health’s PrEP information page (sfhiv.org/resources/prep)


Talk PrEP - AIDS Action Committee’s new PrEP campaign encouraging everyone to Do It Daily (talkprep.org)


Guidance for Use of PrEP in Practice and Research Settings

WHO - World Health Organization (who.int/hiv/pub/guidance_prep/en)
See newest guidance at http://www.who.int/hiv/topics/prep/en


CDC - Downloadable PDF from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/prepguidelines2014.pdf)
See newest guidance at https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/prep/index.html


From the Makers of Truvada

start.truvada.com - Information about Truvada for PrEP for healthcare providers, consumers and educators

truvadapreprems.com/truvadaprep-resources - Downloadable forms and resources for PrEP prescribers and users

start.truvada.com/individual/truvadaprep-questions - Questions and Answers about Truvada for PrEP