Online Services Government
  • Departments
  • Commissioners Court
  • Elected Officials
  • Courts
  • Justice of the Peace Courts
  • Constables
  • Residents Visitors Business Employment



    PrEP, hand holding blue Gilead pill

    PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) for HIV is a risk reduction strategy that includes safer sex practices combined with a daily pill called Truvada

    PrEP can decrease the risk of HIV transmission by 92 - 99 percent, if taken correctly.  Men who have sex with men, partners of HIV positive individuals, IV drug users, commercial sex workers and high risk heterosexuals are ideal candidates for PrEP.

    Truvada is covered by most insurances. We have several Prescription Assistance Programs to ensure that patients pay little, if anything, out of pocket for the medication.

    Patients with insurance must bring a photo ID and insurance card.  Patients who do not have insurance must bring a photo ID, proof of income* and proof of residence.**

    Patients must be seen every three months for testing.  Interested patients can call either clinic for an appointment


    *Proof of income: last two pay stubs, notarized supporter statement, award letter, W2, tax return, etc.
    **Proof of residence: lease, utility bill (water, sewer, electric), checking account statement.


    About PrEP

    What is PrEP?

    • HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, does NOT protect against other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
    • Daily HIV medication to prevent infection if exposed
    • 99 percent effective if taken correctly AND used with condoms



    Gilead pill, glass of water

    Before starting PrEP

    • Complete hepatitis B vaccine series
    • Hepatitis panel negative for active disease
    • HIV negative
    • Normal liver/kidney function

    Ready for PrEP?

    • Quarterly STI screenings
    • Quarterly liver/kidney function testing
    • Once daily medication
    • Monthly visits to pharmacy or clinic for medication

    PrEP medication details

    • Truvada- only drug FDA approved for PrEP
    • No generic available
    • Numerous prescription assistance plans from Gilead and charitable foundations
    • Nephrotoxic/hepatotoxic in those who are already compromised

    Who needs PrEP?

    • Men who have sex with men
    • HIV negative partner of serodiscordant couple
    • IV drug users
    • High risk heterosexuals
    • Commercial sex workers




    County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111

    Tarrant County provides the information contained in this web site as a public service. Every effort is made to ensure that information provided is correct. However, in any case where legal reliance on information contained in these pages is required, the official records of Tarrant County should be consulted. Tarrant County is not responsible for the content of, nor endorses any site which has a link from the Tarrant County web site.

    This site is best experienced with supported browsers: Internet Explorer 9 and above, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari. If you use an older or unsupported browser, you might notice that some features do not function properly. Click the browser name above to learn more about the recommended browsers.

    County Seal

    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196