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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

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 stores to offer free HIV testing

Walgreens stores to offer free HIV testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are partnering with health departments and local AIDS service organizations (ASOs) to provide free HIV testing and counseling about prevention strategies. The drug chain said Monday that testing will be offered at more than 220 Walgreens stores in 130 cities — including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New Orleans