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Personal health behaviors — such as poor eating habits, lack of exercise, smoking and excessive drinking — have a major impact on the health of the population and contribute to the leading causes o

You or your primary care provider can contact the HIV specialists at the Comprehensive Care Clinics in four locations around the state (Brattleboro, Burlington, Rutland and St. Johnsbury).

Vermont AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) and community-based organizations provide HIV medical case managers or peer-to-peer support that connects people living with HIV to medical care.

HIV post-exposure prophylaxis, or PEP, means taking antiretroviral medicines (ART) after being potentially exposed to HIV to prevent becoming infected.

Sterile syringes are available at pharmacies throughout Vermont without a prescription, although individual pharmacists may choose not to sell them.

Consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk of STDs and HIV transmission. Free condoms are available at all 12 Health Department locations across Vermont.