Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Screening & Treatment
Getting yourself tested for sexually transmitted infections is the first step in taking responsibility for your sexual health and the health of your partners. Get a free test for HIV or other sexually transmitted infection at one of our clinics.
- STI testing and treatment
- Confidential HIV testing and HIV primary care and specialty services
- Pap smears for cervical cancer
- Hepatitis C Screening
No appointment necessary, but patients are encouraged to arrive at the clinic at 8:30 a.m.
Some services are free, please contact clinic.
How does the STD Program prevent sexually transmitted diseases in Baltimore?
The STD program strives to be as exhaustive, flexible, and comprehensive as possible in its efforts to intervene in the spread of sexually transmitted infection.
The program operates in two STD Clinics. These clinics provide testing, diagnosis and treatment for most commonly occurring STIs. The Clinics also provide Ryan White primary care services for HIV positive clients, and hepatitis B immunization along with STI testing. The program provides services for more than 30,000 patient visits per year.
All morbidities for reportable STIs for Baltimore residents are reported to the Baltimore City STD HIV Prevention Program. Based on these reports, the program determines whether follow-up is required. Currently, the program provides follow-up to ensure treatment for persons with syphilis, HIV and women with gonorrhea who are reported from the private medical providers. All persons with syphilis are interviewed to attempt to ensure that all of their potentially exposed sex partners are treated. Partner counseling and referral services are also provided for persons with HIV.
In addition, the program operates an outreach testing program that provides testing for syphilis and HIV in areas of high morbidity throughout Baltimore City. The outreach staff works out of mobile vans in areas where disease transmission is known to have recently occurred.
The program also provides health education services to schools and community groups upon request. A health educator is available to provide presentations on STIs and HIV. Several STD staff is faculty of the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center, which provides STI education to hundreds of health care providers each year.
Clinic Locations and Hours
Druid STD Clinic
1515 W. North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217
Metro Subway: Penn-North Station
MTA bus number 13 (Pennsylvania & North Ave.)
Hours of Operation
Monday:, Tuesday & Thursday: Closed
Wednesday & Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Eastern STD Clinic
620 North Caroline St., Baltimore, MD 21205
Metro Subway: Johns Hopkins Hospital
MTA buses: Number 5 (Monument & Central Ave). & Number 21 (Caroline St. & Biddle Street).
Hours of Operation
Monday & Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: & Friday: Closed
Thursday: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
STD Program Administrative Office Location and Contact Information:
1001 E. Fayette St., Baltimore, MD 21202