PrEP Can Prevent HIV

PrEP is a Daily Pill, 99% Effective in Preventing HIV
Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3! 

  1. Get an at-home HIV test kit delivered discreetly in unmarked packaging.
  2. Connect with a local METRO doctor via TeleHealth.
  3. Get your prescription by mail or no-contact delivery. 
 
Or visit one of four Tampa Bay locations and walk out with a PrEP prescription in about an hour.

Schedule a TeleVisit

Get a Prescription

Have it Delivered

PrEP FAQs

PrEP is covered by most insurances and METRO also has assistance programs which can make PrEP available at little to no cost to you. 

Regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, PrEP is for anyone that’s sexually active and could be exposed to HIV, including those in committed relationships.

Florida has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the country and the national Centers for Disease Control has identified Pinellas and Hillsborough counties as two of the most “burdened counties” when it comes to HIV infections.

With Truvada and now Descovy, you now have more options for PrEP. Talk to our PrEP Navigators for more info. 

Use your normal copay to fill a PrEP or any prescription at a METRO partner pharmacy, and you’re making healthcare services available to more of the community at no extra cost to you. Learn more.

With its roots in serving the LGBTQ+ community, METRO is proud to provide inclusive community health services for over 25 years, no judgement and stigma free.

If you’re concerned about potential recent exposure to HIV, where prevention was absent or perhaps didn’t work as expected, contact us about nPEP.

HIV treatment and prevention have come a long way. Knowing your status is the first step to both. Find free HIV testing at one of METRO’s 4 Tampa Bay locations.

Due to COVID-19, this service is not currently available.

Test n’ PrEP allows you to walk in, get a free HIV test, a prescription for PrEP and future refills by mail, all in about an hour. There’s no appointment necessary and our PrEP navigators can tell you the best time to stop by. 

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Think you may have already been exposed to HIV due to a high-risk encounter? Learn about nPEP for post-exposure.

METRO accepts most major insurances and offers sliding fee scale self-pay options, based on income.

Contact a PrEP Navigator by filling out this form, or or by calling 727-321-3854.