Timely answers for urgent exposure management
Get rapid, expert guidance in managing healthcare worker exposures to HIV and hepatitis B and C, including recommendations on when and how to initiate PEP through our online Quick Guide for urgent occupational PEP decision-making, or from experienced clinicians on our telephone consultation service. Note that our hours have changed because of funding limitations.
Complete consultation on post-exposure management
We provide advice on all aspects of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), including:
- Assessing the risk of exposure
- Determining the appropriateness of prescribing PEP
- Selecting the best PEP regimen
- Providing follow-up testing
Advice from national experts in exposure management and care
The CCC’s consultation on exposure management has helped guide PEP decision-making for more than 15 years: 150,000 PEP consultations have been provided in the CCC’s history. Members of our clinical consultation staff, which includes Infectious Disease specialists, family physicians, clinical pharmacists, and nurses, have participated in establishing federal PEP Guidelines and treatment recommendations. Advice is based on established Guidelines and the latest medical literature.
Immediate access to PEP and bloodborne pathogen exposure information
The CCC’s consultation and advice on occupational needlesticks, splashes, and other potential exposures to HIV and hepatitis B and C is available from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. every day. Inquiries received during off-hours are answered each morning. Our online PEP Quick Guide is always available to guide your urgent PEP decision-making.