Online Ways to Get PrEP


With a telemedicine service, there is no need to physically go to a doctor’s office for a PrEP prescription. Various PrEP telemedicine programs are available in all or nearly every state; be sure to check that they're available where you live. 

The telemedicine companies highlighted below supplied information about their services.

Telemedicine providers

PrEP. Prescribed online, delivered to your door.

With MISTR and SISTR you can consult securely online with a licensed physician and complete all required lab testing at home. MISTR and SISTR can help you qualify for financial assistance programs, so you have little or no out-of-pocket costs. Get started now

You can do your labs at home! Already have a prescription? MISTR/SISTR offers free delivery anywhere in the United States, and prescription refills are quick and hassle-free.

Visit heymistr.com and heysistr.com or call (747) 999 6249. 

NurxNurx is a telemedicine startup based in San Francisco dedicated to making PrEP and birth control more accessible to everyone. 

Get a prescription from a licensed physician and have your medication delivered right to your door. 

Nurx is available in most states. Nurx works with all major insurance companies and can assist with applying to payment assistance programs. 

Using Nurx to access PrEP is easy, fast, and reliable! This entire process can take 4 to 7 business days, depending on how quickly you get your labs completed. 

How it works

  • Log onto nurx.com/prep
  • Click “Get Started on PrEP” in the top right corner
  • Answer a few questions about your health
  • Upload a picture of your photo ID and insurance card
  • Share your preferred shipping address
  • Someone from the Nurx team will contact you about navigating the potential costs of PrEP
  • A medical provider will review your request and contact you about next steps
  • Complete necessary lab work 
  • Get excited! Your PrEP will be mailed to you in a discreet box. 

Visit NURX or call (800) 321-NURX, Monday-Friday (9am-5pm EST). 

Plushcare logoPlushCare allows you to speak with a doctor over the phone or computer and will send the prescription to your pharmacy of choice.

Available in all 50 states, it is also a provider within the California PrEP Assistance Program

How it works

  • Book an appointment: Create an account on prep.plushcare.com and enter your insurance information. We generally have appointments available every 15 minutes.
  • Video chat with a PrEP doctor: Through your computer or PlushCare's iOS/Android app. Our doctors are from the top 50 medical schools and are all trained on best practices for PrEP.
  • Complete lab testing: The doctor will request labs for you to complete at any Quest Diagnostics or LabCorp location.
  • Pick up your prescription: Upon receiving HIV negative results (typically 3 business days after testing), the doctor sends the PrEP prescription to your local pharmacy. We'll reach out to you in 3 months when it's time for a refill.

Visit PlushCare or call (888) 249-5415. 

Push Health logo Push Health connects people interested in getting PrEP and other healthcare services with a licensed medical provider in their area.

 

Some highlights:

  • Professional medical providers
  • Transparent costs - with or without insurance
  • Choose a retail or mail-order pharmacy nationwide
  • Safe and convenient

Tens of thousands of people have used Push Health to get help for specific healthcare needs. Get started

The Stanford Medicine Virtual PrEP Program provides PrEP to patients 25 years old and younger in California through confidential virtual visits with one of our dedicated PrEP providers. Our providers specialize in working with adolescents and young adults.

All your visits are done virtually, from the privacy and comfort of your home. You will schedule regular visits with your PrEP provider on a regular basis (usually every few months). Communicate with your provider between office visits using our secure messaging platform. Have labs done at your local laboratory, and pick up PrEP at your local pharmacy. 

Check out our website and select your PrEP provider, or we can schedule you with whichever PrEP provider is first available.

How to set up your first appointment:

  1. Call (650) 497-2701
  2. You can also have your primary care provider submit a referral through mdportal.stanfordchildrens.org

Online pharmacies

Alto Pharmacy Logo

Alto makes getting your PrEP easier than you ever thought possible.

Currently available for patients in Denver-Boulder, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Seattle.

 

 

Why people love Alto:

  • Free courier deliveries
  • Lowest cost — Alto automatically checks for copay assistance cards
  • Easy app to schedule your deliveries and track them real time
  • Have questions about side effects, usage, or interactions with other medications? Message, text, or call your team of specialized PrEP/HIV pharmacists
  • Get automatic reminders about labs and taking your PrEP
  • Get all of your other medications delivered, too

 

How it works:

  1. Get a prescription. When you see your doctor, have them send your prescription to Alto Pharmacy (it’s already in their system!)
  2. Have an existing prescription? Make an account at alto.com and transfer it into Alto.
  3. Alto will reach out via text so you can schedule when you want your PrEP delivered.
  4. Your delivery comes to your door, as fast as the day it’s prescribed. The packaging is discreet to protect your privacy.

We can’t wait to meet you.

TIN Rx logoTIN Rx is an independent pharmacy chain that specializes in PrEP for their patients.

Our staff is very knowledgeable about PrEP and works with you to find payment assistance if needed. We have discreet delivery and mailing options for all patients.

Schedule an appointment on the TIN Rx website to see a doctor directly from your smart phone or mobile device. Your prescription for PrEP is transferred to TIN Rx and our helpful staff will contact you with the details.

TIN Rx makes sure you receive your PrEP fast and discreetly. We are active in the LGBTQ community and offer our patients a stigma-free pharmacy experience.

How it works:

  • Visit our website at tinrx.com/Get-PrEP or call us at 1-866-GO-TINRX

  • Schedule your video appointment with a provider from our website.

  • Appointments are generally available every 15 minutes and same day.

  • Talk to a doctor face-to-face during your video appointment to see if PrEP is right for you.

  • The doctor will send TIN Rx your prescription and we will contact you for delivery.

  • TIN Rx will mail or deliver your PrEP in discreet packaging to your door or mailbox.