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Being PrEPared for the Future

A Discussion About Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV Prevention in Coral Gables

Coral Gables EventRobert Goubeaux, D.O., Primary Care Physician, Medical Director and Paul Seligmann, PrEP Services Coordinator with Care Resource are speaking about HIV Prevention and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) on Thursday, June 3 at 6:00pm at the Coral Gables Museum located on 285 Aragon Ave.

This event is part of an ongoing lecture series throughout the exhibition “A Matter of Time: Examining Forty Years of AIDS While Living through a Pandemic” on display until July 18, 2021.

PrEP is short for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is the use of antiretroviral medication to prevent acquisition of HIV infection. PrEP is used by people without HIV who are at risk of being exposed to HIV through sexual contact or injection drug use. Two medications have been approved for use as PrEP by the FDA. Each consists of two drugs combined in a single oral tablet taken daily.

The exhibition is curated by Shed Boren, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Florida International University, and Yuni Villalonga, Chief Curator, Coral Gables Museum.

Please contact 305-576-1234, EXT# 306 or prep@careresource.org to schedule an appointment or a consultation for PrEP. A healthcare professional can advise you on how you can take PrEP correctly and ensure that you are protected.

Through education, prevention, research, care and treatment and support services, Care Resource improves upon the health and overall quality of life of our diverse South Florida communities in need.

For media inquiries, please contact Jonathan Welsh, Associate Director of Communications and Development at jwelsh@careresource.org.

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