Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division
This division, including the Clinic, works toward the prevention of diseases as well as promoting health for the residents of Hartford.
For questions about programs and services, please call (860) 757-4830.
The clinic provides private STI screenings and treatment for individuals 13 years of age and older. Screenings include Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV, Hepatitis C, Mpox, Herpes and other STD's. The clinic also offers PPD testing and care of tuberculosis for Hartford residents. COVID PCR testing and vaccinations are also offered. Clinic hours are the last Tuesday of each month and by appointment only. For more information or to make an appointment, please call (860) 757-4700 (OPTION 3).
HIV Care Prevention
The Greater Hartford Ryan White Part A Planning Council is a group of community members and stakeholders, including individuals with HIV and AIDS. The Council has an important role given to them by the federal government. They work to identify any gaps in HIV care and heart-healthy services. Additionally, they allocate funds from the Ryan White program to create a complete care system for individuals with HIV or AIDS.
The clinic also provides testing and ongoing care for tuberculosis (TB) for people who live in Hartford. These services are available for individuals with active TB disease, those with positive skin tests indicating TB infection, and their close contacts. The clinic is open on the 4th Wednesday of each month, and appointments are required to receive these services.
You can visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuberculosis information webpage to learn more about TB's signs, symptoms, and treatment.
The clinic at the Department offers confidential testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) from Monday to Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.
Anyone who is 13 years old or older can visit. While walk-ins are allowed for those who sign up by 8 am, it is better to make an appointment to reduce waiting time. The clinic provides testing for various STDs such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV, Hepatitis C, Herpes, and others. Eligible individuals can also receive vaccines for Hepatitis A, B, and Gardasil. Free condoms and educational resources are provided to individuals or groups. If you want to know more about signs, symptoms, and treatments for STDs, you can visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STD information webpage.
To make an appointment or obtain further information, please call (860) 757-4830. The clinic charges a fee for its services and currently accepts several insurance plans, including Medicare, Medicaid, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna.