HIV SUPPORT

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the county is offering free, contactless STI testing in the privacy of your own home!  You can test for HIV (oral swab) and gonorrhea and chlamydia in your throat, anus, and urethra.

 

The whole process takes less than an hour! To make an appointment call (925) 313-6117 or email: prepme@cchealth.org

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SUPPORT GROUPS

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Monday HIV Support Group

Creating a safe space for people living with HIV, where they get to discuss topics related to health &  personal experiences.

 

Amigos

Social group for Spanish-speaking people that enjoy meeting new folx & conversing about life, relationships & safer sex practices in their own language.

 

Rainbow Front Liners

Group created for all our LGBTQI+ Community Members that have worked as Front Liners during Covid-19.

 

Mocha

HIV support group created for people of color that have various struggles when fighting different layers of stigma.

 

Social GuyZing

Social group that meets once a month to bring together GBTQI+ Identified folx by creating panels, presentations, parties, presentations and special events.

Resources

Get connected to the Contra Costa County PrEP Navigator-
Contact Christian: 925-692-0090 ext. 339 or christian@rainbowcc.org

PrEP

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or prEP is a medication that an HIV negative person can take to prevent  HIV infection. The medication is called Truvada (Tenofovir and Emtricitabine) and if taken once a  day, it can reduce the risk of HIV infection from sex by more than 90% and from injection drug use by more than 70%. Most health insurance companies cover Truvada including Medi-Cal and Medicare. Patients may need to pay a copay for the medication and may be eligible for co-pay assistance.

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