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Public Health Division

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing, Treatment and Counseling

The Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Program offers testing, treatment, counseling as well as education and outreach to help prevent STIs.

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The Public Health Clinic will be closed on Monday, January 15th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 


Confidential testing, diagnosis, treatment, counseling and education for individuals who think they may have a sexually transmitted infection (also called STI, STD, or VD).  This includes diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, etc.

More important information:

  • A painless urine test is used for gonorrhea and chlamydia testing.  
  • A blood test is used for syphilis and the conventional HIV test.
  • Rapid HIV Testing requires a finger prick and takes only 30 minutes to receive results
  • Many methods of  birth control available

Call for an appointment or for information about any of our services during our general hours of operation. / Llame para una cita o para recibir informacion sobre cualquiera de los servicios que ofrecemos durante horas de trabajo.

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Who is the program for:
Men and women living in Berkeley and the surrounding communities

Cost for Services: 
Free or sliding scale based on income and family size.  Medi-Cal accepted

Languages Spoken: 
English and Spanish and other languages through phone translation

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Additional Information & Resources

Fact Sheets on Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases in English and Spanish 

CDC Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment Guidelines

HIV and AIDS 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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Family Planning and Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Service Hours
(Hours may differ from the Public Health Clinic general hours of operation)  

By appointment only, unless otherwise specified.

Monday     8:00 - 11:00 am 

1:00 - 3:00 pm
(Drop-in for PM hours only.  First come, first served.  Limited spaces.) 

Tuesday  8:00 - 11:00 am
  1:00 - 3:30 pm   
Thursday  10:00 - 12:00 noon
  2:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm (Select dates only. See general hours of operation.)
  (Drop-in.  First come, first served. Limited spaces.)

Birth Control Refills and Depo Shots
(For established patients; by appointment only)    

Thursday     5:30 - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm (Select dates only. See general hours of operation.)

Rapid HIV Testing
(Drop-in. No appointment necessary. Limited spaces available.) 

Monday       3:00 - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (Select dates only. See general hours of operation.)

STI & HIV Test Results
(Drop-in. No appointment necessary.)  

Monday     8:30 - 11:30 am
  1:00 - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 - 11:30 am
  1:00 - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 - 12:00 noon
  2:00 - 6:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (Select dates only. See general hours of operation.)


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830University830 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 981-5350 (Phone)  
(510) 981-5385 (Fax)   
(510) 981-6390 (TDD)



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