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Blood Draw at Our New Clinic

Chase Kincannon, the board chairman of the Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, got his blood drawn at our new clinic on World AIDS Day for a test to determine healthy liver function. On World AIDS Day, the nonprofit Texas Health Action announced same-day testing at our clinic for the HIV prevention medication PrEP. […]

Can a Pill Prevent HIV?

The Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada in July of 2012.  According to their website, “it is a combination of two drugs, emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and is used to block the action of a protein that HIV needs to replicate in a person’s body.” Staff at the clinic said 1,500 patients sought out their […]

Kind Clinic’s Impact By The Numbers

As Austin’s first PrEP clinic, the Kind Clinic offers PrEP, PEP, STI testing, STI treatment, gender-care, and medication access services at no or low cost to patients. 91% of our patients identify as either LGBTQ+ or TGNC (transgender/gender non-conforming), and we have helped more than 1,577 patients access PrEP and 102 access PEP for HIV […]

Texas Health Action Expands Access to HIV-Prevention Services

Texas Health Action (THA), an Austin non-profit organization that promotes sexual wellness, announced today the opening of its new Kind Clinic location at 1101 West 40th Street. The Kind Clinic is a full-service sexual health and wellness clinic dedicated to the treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including access to the HIV prevention drugs […]

A Kinder Approach to HIV Prevention – NOW OPEN!

Last week Texas Health Action (THA), an Austin non-profit organization that promotes sexual wellness, opened the doors of its new Kind Clinic location at 1101 West 40th Street. The Kind Clinic is a full-service sexual health and wellness clinic dedicated to the treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including access to the HIV prevention […]

More Room For Even More Kindness

Here at Kind Clinic, “Kindness for All” has become our mantra. It’s hard to ignore the political landscape that affects so many of our patients, and with bathroom bills and barriers to medical care we are committed to meeting the needs our patients now more than ever. Waiting lists for PrEP and gender care services are […]