PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a way to help prevent HIV by taking one pill once a day. Go to www.PrEPMaryland.org for more information and to find a PrEP provider near you.
If you live outside of Baltimore City but are a male resident of Virginia or Maryland, you could be eligible for a free, at-home HIV test through the Virginia Department of Health. Please visit https://is.gd/homesurveypretest
If you are a Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) student or a PrEP Care Anywhere (PCA) participant, please be sure to enter your code when using the IWTK website.
1) How do certain behaviors affect oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection rates in men?
Learn more about your eligibility to participate in Men Offering Understanding of Throat HPV (MOUTH)
Principal Investigator: Gypsyamber D’Souza, PhD
JH SOM IRB#: IRB00119537
2) How is your sexual health?
Over 18 years old?
Having sex with men?
You may be eligible to participate in an opportunity at Johns Hopkins University.
For more information Call or Text 443-447-0263
Principal Investigator: Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC
JH SON IRB#: IRB001326
Do not order a kit to give to your sex partner. He/she must create an account and order his/her own kit.
Washington DC participants will pay $3.66 to mail swab(s) back for testing. Return postage is prepaid for all other participants.
If you think you have an STI or that you have been exposed to an STI, STOP having sex immediately until you are tested and/or treated by a healthcare provider.
If you have an STI, you are at increased risk for getting HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) if you are exposed to that virus. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS.
You can order a collection kit on this website to be tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea.
There are many more resources to learn about STIs and STI-related issues. There are also ways you can anonymously notify your partner of their need to get tested.
Have you heard about PrEP? PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a way to help prevent HIV by taking one pill once a day. Go to www.PrEPMaryland.org for more information and to find a PrEP provider near you.