Exposure to HIV

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is a month-long course of anti-HIV medication that can prevent infection if started within 72 hours of exposure. If you think you’ve been exposed to HIV, PEP may prevent you becoming infected – if you act quickly. Generally, you can get PEP at a sexual health clinic or in the accident and emergency sections of most hospitals.

PEP Hotline: 1800 737 669  (24 hour freecall within NSW)
Note: The PEP Hotline is not an information line for general questions about HIV/AIDS.
http://thealbioncentre.org.au/helplines-hotlines/pep-hotline/

HIV Information Hotline: (02) 9332 9700 or 1800 451 600
Note: An information line for general questions about HIV/AIDS for anyone in NSW.
(Monday to Friday: 8.00am – 6.30pm, except for public holidays)
http://thealbioncentre.org.au/helplines-hotlines/hiv-informationlines/
 
NSW Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Hotline: 1800 804 823 (24 hour freecall within NSW)
Note: Health care workers only enquiry line.
The NSW 24-hour Needlestick Injury Hotline is an information, support and referral service for NSW based health care workers.
http://thealbioncentre.org.au/helplines-hotlines/needlestick-hotline/

Location: Suite 5.2, Level 5, 414 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Postal: PO Box 831, Darlinghurst NSW 1300

Telephone: 02 9206 2177 or 1800 245 677 (freecall)
TTY: 131 450    Fax: 02 9211 5672

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