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No. The Office of Public Health clinics provide specific immunization and communicable disease clinic services to protect the public’s health. For information on low-cost primary care, please refer to the Parent and Infant Resource Guide.
No, however, all of our public health clinic services are free. For information on finding insurance coverage for you and/or your family, please visit the Adult Basic website or the PA Children’s Health Insurance Program website.
There is no fee for a clinic visit.
No dental care is offered at our clinics, however, please click here for a Dental Resource Guide that lists low-cost dental care providers.
The Office of Public Health offers immunizations at the three health centers by appointment only. For children to receive immunizations, their immunization records must be brought with them to the clinic.
The Office of Public Health (OPH) utilizes a tuberculosis risk screening questionnaire to determine the need for tuberculosis testing. Only those who are deemed “high risk” will be tested for TB. Contact one of our Health Centers for more information. Note: There are fees for this testing. The OPH does not perform testing for administrative reasons (occupation required-health care employee, school employee, day care employee).
The Office of Public Health provides FREE HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing and counseling services to all County residents over age 13 during Communicable Disease Clinic Hours at all three Health Centers on a walk-in basis. No appointment is needed. Rapid HIV testing, by the OraQuick Advance Method, is available at the Norristown clinic. Testing is offered by appointment only on Tuesdays from 9:00-11:30am and Thursdays from 1:00-3:30pm. Rapid HIV Testing is also available at the Pottstown clinic on Mondays from 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Call 610-278-5117 to speak to the HIV/AIDS Program Supervisor or to schedule an appointment.
The Office of Public Health does not give travel immunizations. You may call Penn Travel Medicine at 610-902-5618 or Passport Health at 800-839-4007.
Treatment for lice is not provided at the Office of Public Health.