PrEP in Emergency Departments

Others in the HIV prevention field agreed that if you can get past the logistical obstacles, the ER offers a great opportunity to start people on PrEP.

“I think you capture a population that may not be accessing medical care elsewhere that may be using emergency rooms as their primary-care providers” said Erika Aaron, the PrEP clinical adviser for Philadelphia’s Aids Activities Coordinating Office.

https://whyy.org/articles/to-curb-spread-of-hiv-episcopal-hospital-starts-people-on-prep-in-emergency-room/

By Nina Feldman

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