Whether you’re actively dating or are in a committed relationship, you can take these simple, effective steps to help prevent HIV infection for you and your partner:
- Use condoms every time you have sex.
- Get an HIV test, which is free and confidential.
- Be monogamous.
- Do not abuse alcohol or drugs.
- Talk to your doctor about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) or post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) if you think you’re at risk for HIV.