NYC Health Clinics

COVID-19 Pandemic

Some NYC Health Department clinics are now providing limited COVID-19 virus (diagnostic) rapid testing by appointment.

Get more information on rapid testing, including how to schedule an appointment.

Clinic Service Changes

Due to COVID-19, New Yorkers should stay home as much as possible. If you have an urgent need for health care at a Health Department clinic, review the following service changes before you visit.

  • Chelsea, Fort Greene, Jamaica and Morrisania Sexual Health Clinics currently are offering services at reduced capacity. All other Sexual Health Clinics are closed until further notice. To speak to a health care provider about sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, call the NYC Sexual Health Clinic Hotline at 347-396-7959 (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m).

  • The Chest Centers in Fort Greene, Corona and Morrisania are now open. The center in Washington Heights remains closed at this time.

If you need a provider, NYC Health + Hospitals provides care to all New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status, insurance status or ability to pay. Call 844-NYC-4NYC (844-692-4692) or 311.

New York City Health Department clinics offer patients sexual health, immunization and Tuberculosis (TB) services, regardless of immigration status.

Sexual Health Clinics

These facilities provide low- and no-cost confidential services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. You can get more information online about Sexual Health Clinics, including clinic services, locations and hours.

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Immunization Clinic

You can get required vaccinations for children (ages 4 and older) to attend school, and for adults to attend college. Immunization Clinics also offer seasonal flu shots and other recommended vaccines. You can get more information online about Immunization Clinics, including locations and hours.

  • Childhood vaccinations
  • Adult vaccinations
  • Seasonal flu shots

Tuberculosis (TB) Clinics

Anyone at risk for TB can get a free evaluation and treatment at a TB Clinic. You must schedule an appointment first by calling the TB Clinic you plan to visit.

  • TB testing and diagnosis
  • Treatment for latent TB infection and active TB disease

Health Insurance and Billing Practices

These clinics accept all types of insurance, including:

  • Medicare Part B
  • Fee-for-Service Medicaid
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AmeriChoice
  • Amerigroup
  • EmblemHealth (GHI/HIP)
  • Healthfirst
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • MetroPlus. 
If you do not have health insurance or cannot pay the fee, you can still get services.

Health insurance and billing practices vary by clinic type and may depend on the patient’s age, family size and income.

Confidentiality Rights

Learn more about your confidentiality rights: