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Monkeypox Frustration and “Gay Disease” DeJa Vu

Here’s How You Can Avoid Misinformation and Protect Yourself   What is Monkeypox?   Monkeypox (MPX) is a disease transmitted by close skin to skin contact or transmission of bodily fluids that results in skin lesions and uncomfortable bumps on people’s skin. It also can cause flu-like symptoms such as fever, nausea, and more.   The first…

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Could a Post-Roe World Mean An Attack on PrEP?

And, if so, how can telehealth companies fill the gaps for patients across the country? To Put it In Context, Let’s Talk about Kelley vs. The United States of America According to Bloomberg, “Groundbreaking drugs that prevent HIV infection may be harder to get in the US if a prominent Texas lawyer wins a lawsuit…

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Meet Dr. Hall, Q Care Plus’s Chief Medical Officer

Meet the leader behind our medical team, our recently appointed Chief Medical Officer Dr. Christopher Hall. With a rich history working in the infectious diseases care and prevention space, Dr. Hall brings decades of clinical and programmatic experience to Q Care Plus. Dr. Hall has served in many roles in medical practices and local, state,…

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Meet Malik, Director of Support Services

Meet Malik, Director of Support Services At Q Care Plus, we strive to provide the highest quality experience while you’re getting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) online. We couldn’t do this without our amazing support services team, led by Malik Knox. We sat down with Malik to hear more about his journey to Q Care Plus, his…

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Life on PrEP: How PrEP Changed Anthony’s Life

Talking about sex, sexual health, sexual history, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can be intimidating. The stigma that still exists when it comes to HIV and sexual health sometimes holds people back from making the decision to speak with a medical provider and explore options that might prevent HIV or other STIs. Also, there isn’t much…

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What Are The Benefits of PrEP?

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an incredible medication. The once daily pill  is 99% effective at preventing HIV when taken correctly, and it is easier than ever to get PrEP online, making it even more accessible and helpful! The preventative benefits of PrEP are undeniable and so important. However, talking about and taking PrEP goes far…

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Q Care Plus TEA-stimonial: Meet Mia Berry

Happy National Nurse’s Month! We celebrate our nurses, such as Mia. May is National Nurse’s Month. At Q Care Plus, we are fortunate to have a team of dedicated medical providers–including nurses–who make our patient-centric work possible and who always go above and beyond when tending to our patients.  Mia Berry, a Registered Nurse at…

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Q Care Plus TEAstimonial: Meet Anthony Interrante

Meet Anthony, NP, MSN, MSEM, Q Care Plus Nurse Practitioner Q Care Plus provides affordable or free PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), which, when taken as prescribed, is 99% effective at preventing HIV. However, only 25%* of people who are at risk of contracting HIV actually take PrEP. We are working to increase that number, and our…

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Celebrating AAPI, LGBTQ+ Excellence

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! We recognize the diversity within the AAPI community and celebrate what AAPI individuals bring to their communities and thank them for their perspective. Also, we know that many disparities still exist systemically that create additional barriers for AAPI folks in their communities, when seeking health…

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The Importance of Aftercare

What Is Aftercare Sexual Aftercare (which we will just call “aftercare” for the purpose of this blog) is discussed within the kink community and originated to check in with someone after a sexual encounter. However, aftercare should be for everyone, and it’s an important way to build trust and intimacy in relationships. Why Is Aftercare…

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