PrEP Awareness Week: Resources and Testing Locations in the Capital Region

PrEP is a highly effective medication that greatly reduces the chance of contracting HIV from sex or injection drug use. PrEP Awareness Week is held Oct. 24-31 to promote the importance of this medication and other services that can help prevent HIV.

Albany Medical Center is hosting free, rapid HIV testing throughout the week in the following locations:

In addition, a number of resources are available from the CDC and New York State Department of Health for those seeking more information about this medication and about HIV prevention.

Anyone who is seeking information about PrEP can call 518-262-6923 (for adults) or 518-262-9789 (for adolescents and young adults up to age 24).