Massachusetts General Hospital Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Unit

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). 
  • Initiation of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV)
  • 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

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

151 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: 617-887-4149

Walk-in hours:
Thursday, 3:00 pm-5:30pm

Appointment times:
Tuesdays, 1:30 pm-3:30pm

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.

 

Call for additional information: 617-726-2748

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