New COVID-19 CDC Resources on PrEP and Liver Disease
We continue to update COVID-19 and People with HIV, our HIV.gov page of resources from agencies across the federal government. We recently added two resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that are relevant for people with and at risk for HIV during the COVID-19 public health emergency:
- PrEP During COVID-19—CDC has developed guidance for providing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to individuals at risk of HIV when facility-based health care services and in-person patient-clinician contact is limited. The guidance is for programs experiencing disruption in PrEP clinical services to consider in the context of local resources and staff availability.
- What to Know About Liver Disease and COVID-19—This resource for clinical and lay audiences addresses concerns related to COVID-19 and viral hepatitis, highlighting what people living with hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C infection can do to protect themselves and maintain their health. It also provides guidance for protecting people at risk for hepatitis A virus infection from the ongoing multi-state hepatitis A outbreaks. Since hepatitis B and hepatitis C are common coinfections among people with HIV, this page may be of interest to those with HIV as well as partners across the country working to address both HIV and viral hepatitis.
Be sure to visit cdc.gov/coronavirus for the latest public health and safety information from CDC on COVID-19.
We will continue to update you with the latest federal resources, news, and webinars on COVID-19 and people with HIV.