Jackson County Health Department

Promoting Health, Preventing Illness, Protecting our Environment and Preparing for Emergencies

Are you HIV negative and interested in finding out more about PrEP?


Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Did you know there is a once a day pill that is being prescribed to reduce the likelihood of contracting HIV? People who are at high risk of contracting HIV can significantly reduce their chance of being infected! Studies show that PrEP can reduce the risk of getting HIV from sex by at least 90% and injection drug use by 70% when used correctly and consistently! Jackson County Health Department is working with local providers to prescribe PrEP. Medicaid and most private insurance companies cover this medication. Our staff can also assist patients with other assistance programs for copays or if uninsured. If you or someone you know could benefit from this exciting new breakthrough, please call our office at (618) 684-3143, ext. 169.




 415 Health Department Road

Murphysboro, IL 62966

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