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The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

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Most City buildings are closed to the public. The Ann Chandler Clinic is providing prescription refills and tele-medicine appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

Reproductive Sexual Health and Family Planning

The Berkeley Public Health Clinic servicing the greater Bay Area providing: Free to low cost STI testing & treatment, HIV Testing & counseling, family planning services & exams, pregnancy testing & counseling to teens and adults of all genders. Also will provide assistance with Medi-Cal.

Call 510-981-5350 to make an appointment or for information.


  • We will be CLOSED 12:00-5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • CANCELLED: Saturday Clinic, December 7, 2019.  Next Saturday Clinic will be January 11, 2020: 11 am - 2:30p

  • Clinic will be CLOSED: December 23, 2019 - January 1, 2020.  Clinic will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020


Service Hours | Services | Who is this program for? | Location | Contact Us

     valentine heartGet FREE condoms and lubricant at the Public Health Clinic!       

 Appointments recommended. Walk-ins welcome if space permits.
 Call 510-981-5350 to make an appointment or for information.

Monday      8:00 - 11:00 am 
   1:00 - 3:00 pm
Tuesday   8:00 - 11:00 am
    1:00 - 3:30 pm    
Wednesday   CLOSED
Thursday   10:00 - 12:00 noon 
  2:00 - 5:30 pm
Friday  CLOSED
Saturday  Open on the first Saturday of each month* from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm 
  * Due to holiday, Saturday hours will be pushed back to second Saturday for Jan 2020

  Check website for changes to the schedule.  Website updated regularly.


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 Birth Control

Prescription & on-site dispensing:
  •  Birth Control Pills 
  •  Condoms 
  •  Diaphragms 
  •  Injections (Depo Provera) 
  •  Implants (Nexplanon) 
  •  IUD (Intrauterine devices): Paraguard, Skyla and Mirena 
  •  Patches 
  •  Vaginal Rings 
  •   Additional Information 

 Birth Control

  • Emergency birth control should be taken within 72 hours
    after unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy
  • Also called the “morning-after pill”
  • Additional information
 HIV antibody
  • Rapid HIV testing: A rapid test can use blood from a vein or finger prick.
    Results in 20 minutes.
  • Conventional HIV testing: blood draw and takes one week for results.
  • Additional information

 Infections (STI) 

Testing, diagnosis, treatment, counseling and education of:

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Syphilis
  • Genital Warts
  • Herpes
  • Trichomoniasis (Trich)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • Additional information

  • HPV vaccine for uninsured, ages 19-26
  • Meningococcal vaccine for uninsured, ages 19+
  • Hepatitis B vaccine for uninsured, ages 19+

 Women's Health 

  • Pap smears
  • Breast & pelvic exams
  • Urinary tract infections – testing and treatment
  • Vaginal infections – testing and treatment
  • Preconception & reproductive life planning
  • Pregnancy testing and counseling
  • Additional information

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Who is the program for?  
Teens and adults of all genders. City of Berkeley Public Health Clinic provides services without requiring clients to be residents of the City. Clients do not need to be referred by a physician.

Cost for Services
Free or sliding fee scale based on income and family size; Medi-Cal and FamilyPACT accepted

 Languages Spoken
English and Spanish; interpreter services available for other languages  

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  Additional Information    

  • About STI and HIV testing:
    - A urine test is used for gonorrhea and chlamydia testing. Results take one week.
    - A blood test is used for syphilis and the conventional HIV tests. Results take one week.
    - Rapid HIV Testing requires a finger prick and takes only 20 minutes to receive results.
    - All testing is confidential, but not anonymous.
    - Assistance with referrals to treatment and care for people living with HIV / AIDS
  • Links to outside resources and additional information:

City of Berkeley Sexually Transmitted Diseases Testing Sites

Fact Sheets on Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases in English and Spanish  

CDC Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment Guidelines 

HIV Education  


Berkeley N.E.E.D. (Needle Exchange Emergency Distribution) Program

Women's Health Information 

Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, the City of Berkeley does not maintain and is not responsible for the content of any of the outside sites linked to our Web pages. The listing of City of Berkeley's name with any of these sites should not be misconstrued as an endorsement of the information in them unless explicitly noted.

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830 University Avenue (corner of 6th St and University Ave)
Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 981-5350 (Phone)  
(510) 981-5385 (Fax)  
(510) 981-6903 (TDD)



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