Piedmont Health Service: Charles Drew Community Health Center
221 N. Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC 27217
Dates and Times of Clinic:
M, Th: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tues, Wed: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Fri, Sat: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Pharmacy closed Sat.
Call the Center’s main #, let person know that the patient would like to receive PrEP. They will schedule the person with a medical provider that administers PrEP in this health center.
PrEP & PEP prescriber, Primary Care services including HRT, Laboratory testing, Hep C treatment, counseling/support with financial assistance programs.
Bring proof of insurance. If a person is uninsured, they will need to bring proof of income such as a paycheck stub, VA Check, SS statement or proof of public assistance, proof of address & photo ID. Low cost prescriptions.
Number of PrEP Providers:
Providers are available to administer PrEP each day.
Estimated Appointment Length:
Wait Time for Appointment:
1-2 weeks, sometimes same day.
Cost for Initial Visit and Follow-Up:
Copay for services are based on insurance primary care copays. If uninsured, there is a sliding fee scale based on income & family size.
Financial Support for Patients:
Piedmont Health pharmacists work with patients to obtain medication through their insurance provider and/or Gilead patient assistance program. Cost may vary based on family size and income.
Office visits are every 1-3 months depending on patient risk. Kidney function, HIV status, and STI status are checked every 3-6 months, again, depending on risk and following accepted guidelines.
Transportation Support and Accessibility for Patients:
Burlington Local Bus line. Free parking
Spanish & bilingual staff. Language line for other non-English speaking patients.