Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Unit

The Massachusetts General Hospital Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Unit provides screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

Call for additional information: 617-726-2748

Overview

For more than 60 years, the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital has provided screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Services are provided in a confidential setting by a professional staff trained in the area of sexually transmitted infections. Insurance is not required and everyone is welcome.

The STD/GID Unit offers the following services:

  • Evaluation and treatment for sexually transmitted infection including: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes infections (HSV), genital warts - Human papilloma virus (HPV), molluscum, scabies and vaginitis
  • Testing for the human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV). Rapid HIV testing is available
  • Counseling on prevention of HIV infection
  • Testing for Hepatitis C
  • Information and literature regarding sexually transmitted infections and safer sex practices

For your convenience, walk-in hours and appointment hours are available at both our main campus and Chelsea Health Center locations.

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Locations & Hours

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital

MGH Cox Building, 5th Floor
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-3236

Walk-in hours:
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 am-11:00 am
Wednesday, 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Appointment times:
Monday, 11:00 am-3:30 pm
Wednesday, 8:30 am-11:00 am

The clinic at the MGH main campus will be closed Independence day 7/4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day 12/25; and New Year’s Day 1/1. 

Genitourinary Infectious Disease (STD/GID) Unit at Chelsea Health Center

151 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150

Walk-in hours:
Tuesday, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm*
Thursday, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm*

Please call 866-211-6588 to register with the hospital before calling to make an appointment. The STD/GID Unit is closed on weekends and holidays*.

* To all our patients at the Chelsea Health Center:  

Because of a staffing shortage, we regret to say that the STD/GID unit will be temporarily closed on Tuesday afternoons. We are in the process of hiring a new nurse practitioner. We look forward to reopening the Tuesday afternoon clinic as soon as possible. Thursday evening clinic at the Chelsea Health Center will remain open. Walk in hours on Thursday are from 3:00PM-5:30 PM.

We continue to have walk-in hours at our Boston, Cox 5 location on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

In all of our units we will continue to see as many patients as we can.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and we look forward to getting back up to full staffing to best serve you very soon!

A todos nuestros pacientes del Centro de Salud de Chelsea:
Debido a una escasez temporal de personal, lamentamos informarles que la unidad de Enfermedades de Transmisión Sexual (STD)/Enfermedades Infecciosas Genitourinarias (GID) permanecerá CERRADA TEMPORALMENTE LOS MARTES EN LA TARDE. Nos encontramos en proceso de contratación de una nueva enfermera especializada. Estamos deseosos de reanudar la prestación de servicios en el consultorio los martes, tan pronto como sea posible. EL CONSULTORIO CONTINUARA BRINDANDO SERVICIOS LOS JUEVES, EN LA TARDE, EN EL CENTRO DE SALUD, con la excepción del Jueves – 27 de octubre del 2016. El horario de atención sin cita previa los jueves es de 3:00pm a 5:30pm.
CONTINUAMOS BRINDANDO SERVICIOS DE ATENCIÓN SIN CITA PREVIA EN NUESTRA LOCALIDAD EN EL EDIFICIO COX 5 DE BOSTON LOS MARTES, JUEVES Y VIERNES DE 8:30AM – 11:00AM Y LOS MIÉRCOLES DE 1:00PM – 3:00PM.
Continuaremos atendiendo tantos pacientes como nos sea posible en todas nuestras unidades.
¡LES OFRECEMOS NUESTRAS DISCULPAS POR CUALQUIER INCONVENIENTE QUE ESTO LES PUEDA CAUSAR Y ESTAMOS DESEOSOS DE VOLVER A TENER EL PERSONAL COMPLETO PARA BRINDARLE LOS MEJORES SERVICIOS MUY PRONTO!


**The GID clinic at Chelsea will be closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve 12/24, Christmas Day 12/25; New Year’s Eve 12/31 and New Year’s Day 1/1.

Call for additional information: 617-726-2748

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