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HIV prevention

Walgreens, CDC team up on HIV prevention

Walgreens, CDC team up on HIV prevention

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ATLANTA — Walgreens has made a donation to help fund the CDC Foundation’s Sustainable Healthcenter Implementation PrEP Pilot (SHIPP) study to foster HIV prevention. PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a medication protocol for people who don’t have HIV to help protect against HIV infection. The SHIPP study aims to address the spread of HIV/AIDS

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to offer STI testing

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to offer STI testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Next week, Walgreens Healthcare Clinics will begin offering testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in select markets. Walgreens said Tuesday that the tests for STIs — including HIV, hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea and other conditions — are slated become available on April 25 at Healthcare Clinics in Cincinnati, Cleveland