• Increase font size
  • Decrease font size
  • Print
  • RSS
  • PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)



    Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is medication you can take to prevent getting HIV. PrEP (Truvada®) is taken in the form of a daily pill. To find out more information about PrEP, utilize the resources below!

    Find out if you should consider PrEP.

    Links for additional information:



    Do you have health insurance? | Paying for PrEP | PrEP | HIV Basics | HIV/AIDS | CDC

    Pima County Health Department PrEP Starter Packs and Navigation

    Theresa Lee Public Health Center
    1493 W. Commerce Court
    Tucson, AZ 85746
    click here for hours

    North Office
    3550 N. 1st Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    click here for hours


    PrEP Information & Navigation Services

    Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) 375 S. Euclid Tucson, AZ 85719 520-547-6139


    Assessments are available in person, email or over the phone. Spanish speaking optional.

    Other PrEP/nPEP Services

    Banner University Medical Center - Tucson

    Address 1: 3838 N Campbell Ave. Bldg. 2, Tucson, AZ 85719
    Address 2: 2800 E. Ajo Way, Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85713
    Main Office: 520-626-8598
    PrEP/nPEP Coordinator: 520-609-1219 cell (Urgent nPEP needs should go to Banner Emergency Department at 1501 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724)

    PrEP and PEP are biomedical methods used to prevent HIV infection using anti-HIV drugs. PrEP is used before someone is exposed to HIV and PEP is used after someone is exposed to HIV.

    University of Arizona

    Petersen HIV Clinics
    1501 N. Campbell Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85724
    Services offered: Care Coordination, Medication, Laboratory Services
    Website: www.petersenclinics.org
    Program Director -- Alyssa Guido

    El Rio Health - Cherrybell

    1230 S. Cherrybell Stravenue
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    Cherrybell - El Rio Health

    Follow Us Share this page

    Health Department

    3950 S. Country Club Road
    Ste. 100
    Tucson, AZ 85714

    (520) 724-7770

    Department Home
    Department News
    Department Directory

    phab logo