Top 3 Reasons to Get on PrEP

Top 3 Reasons to Get on PrEP HIV became an epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s and continues to be a global crisis. In the United States alone, an estimated 1.2 million people have HIV, many of whom are unaware that they are infected. PrEP is a pill that, when taken daily, prevents the spread […]

Sofie Wise
HIV Prevention / Online Prescription / PrEP

How to Get PrEP Online

How to Get PrEP Online Thinking PrEP might be for you? Read on and find out how you can get a PrEP prescription online! Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is available online through PlushCare. PrEP must be prescribed by a healthcare professional, but PlushCare is making it easy to see a doctor online and get your PrEP […]

Dr. Umer Khan
HIV Prevention / PrEP

PrEP Side Effects

PrEP Side Effects: What are the Risks? PrEP is a prevention program that involves taking medication (Truvada) and undergoing HIV testing every 90 days. When starting PrEP most people experience no side effects at all, but taking PrEP can come with some short-term side effects, such as dizziness and nausea. Learn more about the side […]

Shannon Chapman

How Long Does PrEP Take to Work?

How long does PrEP take to work? If you’re eager to get started on PrEP, you may be wondering how long PrEP takes to become effective, and how effective it is. For anal sex, PrEP reaches maximum protection in rectal tissues after approximately 7 days of daily use. If you are taking PrEP to prevent […]

Jillian Stenzel
HIV Prevention / Online Doctor / PrEP

PlushCare Adds PrEP Program

PlushCare Adds End-to-End PrEP Treatment to Online Urgent Care Offering PlushCare, the direct-to-consumer online urgent care provider, today announced the launch and availability of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) therapy for prevention of HIV in all states where PlushCare is available. In addition, the company announced that it is expanding its service offering from 17 to 31 […]

Margaret A Spera, NP, APRN
Online Prescription / PrEP

Where to Get PrEP Medication

Where to Get PrEP Medication: A Quick Guide While HIV is not the epidemic it once was, it still remains one of the most prominent and dangerous diseases in the country. Estimates suggest that 1.1 million people in the United States have HIV, but one in seven of those people don’t even know they have […]

Margaret A Spera, NP, APRN

The Future of HIV Prevention

The Future of HIV Prevention The future of HIV prevention is here, and now it’s easier than ever to access online tools to determine HIV risk level and receive easy and affordable preventative care via PlushCare’s PrEP program. HIV is something that affects over one million people today, and 15% of those people are not […]

Leah McCabe
PrEP / Public health

PlushCare Partners with the California Department of Public Health, Providing Free Access to PrEP Statewide

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11th, 2019 – Today, PlushCare, the digital primary care platform that allows anyone to get care from  a world-class doctor on their smartphone or computer, announced that they have partnered with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to make PrEP medication more accessible than ever before. This partnership will allow anyone […]

Ryan McQuaid

Get PrEP in Los Angeles

Get PrEP in Los Angeles If you’re reading this article, you may have heard about PrEP, a medication that helps prevent HIV. Let’s talk more about what PrEP is, how it works, how effective it is, who should take it, and where you can get PrEP in Los Angeles. What is PrEP? PrEP is an […]

Jennifer Nelson

Get PrEP in San Francisco

Get PrEP in San Francisco If you’re at risk of HIV infection, you may have heard about PrEP. What is PrEP, how does it work, and where can you get PrEP in San Francisco? Let’s talk about it. What is PrEP? PrEP is short for pre-exposure prophylaxis. While PrEP includes a medication called Truvada that […]

Jennifer Nelson
HIV Prevention / PrEP

Get PrEP in San Diego

Get PrEP in San Diego Have you heard about PrEP? It’s a program that can help prevent HIV. PrEP is more than just medication, though, so it isn’t available at every doctor’s office. So, what is PrEP, how does it work, and where can you get it in San Diego? What is PrEP? PrEP is […]

Jennifer Nelson

Insurance and Copay Assistance for PrEP

Will My Insurance Pay for PrEP? If you have insurance, your PrEP prescription should be covered. You will only need to worry about copays or, depending on your plan, deductibles.  Gilead — the maker of Truvada — has copay assistance that makes getting on PrEP extremely affordable for almost anyone. Many patients pay nothing out […]

Mark Spera
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