PrEP-ping for Atlanta Pride 2019
In Episode 2 of Exclusively Inclusive with Erin Everett, NP-C, your host gets personal, sharing her weekend experience with her family in Athens, Georgia, where they stumbled upon the Latinx Festival. Erin also discusses Atlanta Pride 2019 festival and knowing the risk factors for contracting STDs and staying safe with PrEP HIV prevention.
About This Episode
During the second episode of Exclusively Inclusive, podcast host Erin Everett, NP-C, gives a little history on why Atlanta holds its Pride festival in October, and discusses sexual health concerns heading into Atlanta Pride 2019 weekend.
In Episode 2, Erin provides an overview of Truvada PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) to prevent the spread of HIV. Erin discusses the availability of Truvada for PrEP in Atlanta and the importance of taking PrEP daily to maximize its efficacy. Erin also discusses the risk factors of contracting HIV, and symptoms of common STDs, including gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, and how each are treated.
Rounding out the episode, Erin provides an overview of some of the side effects and concerns associated with Truvada for PrEP, as well as resources to help pay for the Truvada prescription.