- Free condom
- HIV TEST
- STIs TEST
Health Center 9 : City health centers are operated by the Department of Public Health.
The mission of the Department of Public Health is to protect and promote the health of all Philadelphians and to provide a safety net for the most vulnerable.
The history of public health in Philadelphia reaches back to the city’s beginnings. William Penn’s “greene countrie towne” was the first American city to provide free hospital care for its poorest residents at the Philadelphia Almshouse, built in 1732. Our city is home to the nation’s first medical school, children’s hospital, and eye hospital.
The present Department of Public Health was created by an Ordinance of December 31, 1919 to succeed the Department of Health Charities.
We are proud to support a broad network of community, hospital, academic, and business partners throughout Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. We work together to make Philadelphia a healthy place to live, work, and play.
- Get walk-in testing and treatment for STIs
- Get tested for HIV
- Prevent HIV with a pill (PrEP)
- Get emergency treatment (PEP) after recent exposure to HIV
- Get free condoms