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The MGH Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Practice, also known as the Genitourinary Infectious Disease (GID) Unit has been in existence for over 50 years. The GID /STD Practice provides screening and treatment of STDs. Services are provided in a confidential setting by a professional staff trained in the area of sexually transmitted infections. The service is affordable to all. Insurance is not required. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic Offers the Following Services

  • Rapid HIV testing is available at the Boston site
  • 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.
  • Counseling and testing for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)infection.
  • Information and literature regarding sexually transmitted diseases and safer sex practices.

Office Hours

Patients are seen on a walk-in basis or appointment only as noted below. The clinic is closed on weekends and holidays.

Walk-In Policy

At the Genitourinary Infectious Disease/Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic we do our best to see all walk-in patients but as a public walk-in clinic we cannot predict volume so please be prepared to wait to see the medical provider. As a general rule, is advisable to arrive at the clinic as early as possible.

MGH Cox 5, 55 Fruit Street, Boston MA (map)

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

Appointment only:
Monday afternoons 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday mornings 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Chelsea Health Center, 151 Everett Avenue, Chelsea MA (map)

Walk-in hours only:
Tuesday afternoons 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Thursday afternoons 3:00 - 6:00 pm

Please refer to the website for up-to-date information. Clinic days and times are subject to change.

For Additional Information
Please call: 617 726-2748

MGH Division of Infectious Diseases MGH Homepage