Inova Juniper Program's clinical services for people living with HIV include primary medical care, medical case management, mental health therapy, psychiatric services, nutritional counseling, dental services, and emergency medication assistance.
HIV/AIDS Services in Northern Virginia
Inova Juniper Program offers the following medical services:
- Medical care by an infectious disease physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant
- Medical case management by a registered nurse
- Prescription coverage
- Diagnostic testing, including HIV testing
- Subspecialty care
- Gynecological care
- Nutritional counseling
- Referral to clinical trials
- Patient education
- Perinatal Transmission Management
- PrEP (Pre-Exposure Phrophylaxis)
- NPEP Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for employees
- Viral hepatitis co-infection care
Mental Health Services
Inova Juniper Program offers mental health services to children, adolescents and adults. Clients meet with a clinical social worker for a comprehensive psychosocial assessment.
- Psychiatric evaluation and medication management are offered to all clients who need help to cope with an HIV diagnosis.
- A clinical social worker may provide short or long-term individual, couples and/or family therapy. Life issues addressed may include pregnancy planning, parenting skills, marriage and family, divorce, housing, financial stressors, employment and entitlement counseling.
- Various support groups are offered to help meet the specific needs of individuals.
Inova Juniper Program offers a number of HIV / AIDS support groups in Northern Virginia. Some programs are tailored for men or women, and groups may explore different topics related to relationships, emotional work, coping skills, identity, education, and mutual support.
INOVA Juniper Program list of HIV/AIDS support groups in Northern Virginia
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Non-occupational Post Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) Services
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a daily pill taken in advance to help prevent HIV infection. The CDC recommends that PrEP be considered for people who are HIV-negative and at substantial risk for acquiring HIV.
How do I get PrEP in Northern Virginia?
PrEP is offered as part of Inova Juniper Program's primary medical care. If you have health insurance, please bring your card to your appointment. If you are interested in starting PrEP, please contact us:
- Phone: call 703.321.2600
Non-occupational Post Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP)
Non-occupational Post Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) is a 28-day course of medication shown to be effective in preventing infection with HIV when taken within 72 hours after a high risk exposure. PEP is about 80 to 90 percent effective. It is not a guarantee that HIV infection will not take place. Patients are seen for a same-day visit for PEP.
How do I get nPEP in Northern Virginia?
nPEP can be administered at a Juniper location, or an Emergency Room (ER) or Urgent Care center (click to see a list of Inova locations). If you have health insurance, please have your card with you.
- Visit an Emergency Room (ER) or Urgent Care center (click to see a list of Inova locations)
- Call Inova Juniper Program at 703.321.2600
Online information about PrEP and nPEP
Info. about nPEP: Centers for Disease Control (CDC)