• Abstinence
  • Remain faithful in a relationship with an uninfected equally faithful partner with no other risk behavior
  • Use male or female condoms correctly each time you have sex.
  • Do not have oral sex when your partner is on their period, having bleeding gums, sores or abrasions on your genitals.
  • Avoid sexual activities or practices that may injure body tissues and result in direct blood contact
  • If you do use injection drugs don’t share needles or syringes with another person. Obtain clean needles and syringes from Needle Exchange Program
  • Avoid having sex under the influence of alcohol or drugs that may alter your ability to make safer sexual decisions
  • Do not share piercing or tattoo equipment.