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Did you know that the PrEP and the Monkeypox vaccine aren't exclusively for gay men? Does your lifestyle put you at risk?


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Both PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) and the Monkeypox vaccine ARE NOT exclusively for gay men.


It's designed for ANYONE WHOSE LIFESTYLE PLACES THEM AT A HIGHER RISK OF EXPOSURE. Both HIV, which leads to AIDS, and Monkeypox can affect individuals regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.


If you're in the Philadelphia area, there are various places where you can receive the Monkeypox vaccine and access Prep:


For Monkeypox vaccine:

  1. Bebashi - Transition to Hope: Contact at (215) 769-3561

  2. Jefferson Infectious Disease Clinic / Jefferson Hospital Ambulatory Practice: Contact at (215) 955-7785 / (215) 955-8465.

  3. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Adolescent Initiative: Contact at (800) 879-2467.

  4. Philadelphia FIGHT (John Bell & John Lax Centers): Contact at (215) 985-4448.

  5. Courage Medicine: Contact at 267-217-3217.

  6. Ala Stanford Center for Health Equity: Contact at (844) 423-2362.

  7. Mazzoni Center: Contact at (215) 563-0652.

For Prep:

  1. AIDS Healthcare Foundation Philadelphia: Located at 1211 Chestnut St, Suite 405, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

  2. Albert Einstein Medical Center: Offers PrEP services.

  3. Philadelphia Department of Public Health Health Centers: Various health centers in Philadelphia offer PrEP services, including:

  4. Health Center 3 at 555 S. 43rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

  5. Health Center 4 at 4400 Haverford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

  6. Health Center 5 at 1900 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19121.

  7. Health Center 6 at 321 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123.

  8. Jefferson Health: Provides PrEP and PEP services.

Remember, prioritizing prevention through vaccines and medications like Prep is essential for everyone's well-being, regardless of sexual orientation or lifestyle.

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