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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

MAP

HOW ARE WE DOING?

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information
via email.


704-336-4700

Key Initiatives

PrEP

What is PrEP?

PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a daily pill that can greatly reduce your risk of getting HIV from sex by more than 90%

  • It reduces the risk of getting HIV from sharing needles by more than 70%
  • Lower your risk of getting HIV from sex even more if you take PrEP and use other prevention methods.
  • You must visit your doctor every three months to repeat your HIV test, refill your prescription, and additional testing for side-effects
  • Don't take PrEP unless it has been prescribed for you by your doctor

How do I pay for PrEP in Mecklenburg County?

If you have health insurance:


If you DON'T have health insurance:
  • Check to see if you qualify for coverage under Medicaid or Affordable Care Act.
  • Apply for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Ready, Set, PrEP Program or call the toll-free number 855-447-8410 to see if you qualify.
  • If you need help paying for the medication, the manufacturer of PrEP offers assistance. The program does not cover the cost of clinical visits or labs. Visit Gilead's Advancing Access or call 1-800-226-2056 to apply.
  • For prescription clinical visits or labs, visit MedLink of Mecklenburg County to identify free or low cost clinics near you.
  • Call 704-432-TEST for additional help.

Language assistance services are available, free of charge. Call 704-336-6500

Need help accessing PrEP?


Shenita Fountain
PrEP Linkage to Care Coordinator
Shenita.Fountain@mecklenburgcountync.gov

Gabriella Borden, MPH
PrEP Coordinator
980-314-9328
Gabriella.Borden@mecklenburgcountync.gov

 

Mecklenburg County's PrEP Program for the Uninsured

After strong community support, in 2018 Mecklenburg County began providing PrEP to high-risk individuals free-of-charge. The clinics below have partnered with Mecklenburg County Public Health to provide PrEP to anyone who lives in Mecklenburg County and does not have health insurance.

Clinic

  Location

Contact

Hours

Amity Medical Group (Ballantyne Family Medicine)

6010 E W.T. Harris Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28215
(CATS bus route 3)

704-208-4134 (office)   

704-248-8068 (fax)  

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

*Appointments recommended

Charlotte Community Health Clinic (CCHC)

West Location:
5301 Wilkinson Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28208

University Location:
8401 Medical Plaza Dr,
Suite 300 Charlotte, 28262 

704-316-6561

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

The C.W. Williams Community Health Center, Inc.

3333 Wilkinson Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28208
(CATS bus route 5)

704-393-7720 
ext. 1045, 1043, 1021 & 1022

info@cwwilliams.org

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday & Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

*Appointments recommended

Eastowne Family Physicians

4115 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
(CATS bus route 3)

704-535-4567 (office)

704-532-4580 (fax)

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Quality Comprehensive Health Center

(Powerhouse Project)

Saturday:
Primecare
3627 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
(CATS bus route 7)

Thursday:
Metrolina Internal Medicine
7945 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28262
(CATS bus route 11)

980-999-5295

Thursday
1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

*Clinic appointments on varying Thursdays and Saturdays- call for specific dates and availability

RAO Community Health

321 West 11th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

DeCarlo Braddy

704-237-8793

Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday
8am - 12pm

Atrium Health CMC Infectious Disease Consultants

4539 Hedgemore Dr., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28209

Ashby Jones

704-667-5330
704-331-9669

Monday - Friday 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Atrium Health Myers Park ID

1350 S. Kings Dr., 3rd Floor
Charlotte, NC 28207

Ashby Jones

704-667-5330
704-331-9669

Monday - Friday 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

​Dudley's Place / Rosedale Health and Wellness
103 Commerce Centre Dr.
Huntersville, NC 28078
​Dee Dee Richardson

704-977-2972

Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. - Noon


Questions about testing, STDs, HIV or PrEP?

704-432-TEST (8378)

Monday – Friday 8AM - 5PM



Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

MAP

HOW ARE WE DOING?

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information
via email.


704-336-4700

Key Initiatives

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