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Mental & physical health

Get walk-in testing and treatment for STDs

You can get free, confidential testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV, at the STD clinics at Health Center 1 and Health Center 5.


Anyone over the age of 13 can get STD testing and treatment.


No appointment is needed. Walk-in services are on a first come, first served basis. Arrive as early as possible to be sure you will be seen.

Where and when


In accordance with guidelines for medical facilities, we will be following distancing in our waiting room and still require masking.

For general clinic information, please call (215) 685-6575.

Our STD clinic at Health Center #5 is currently closed.



Health Center 1 is the City’s dedicated walk-in clinic for STD testing and treatment.

Health Center 1 also provides:

Health Center 1 does not offer the primary care services that are available to registered patients at other City health centers.

Health Center 5 has a walk-in clinic for STD testing and treatment.

Health Center 5 also provides:

Facility Name Address Phone Walk-in Hours
STD Clinic
Health Center 1
1930 S. Broad St., 2nd floor
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 685-6570 M–F 7:45 a.m.4 p.m.
M 4:00 p.m.7 p.m.
STD Clinic
Health Center 5
1900 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 685-2933 M–F 7:30 a.m.4 p.m.

currently closed


On the first Wednesday of each month, the clinic at Health Center 1 opens at 1 p.m.

On very busy days, clinics may close earlier than the times listed above. Be sure to call before your visit to confirm that the STD clinic is open.


Testing and treatment for STDs are free.