COVID is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. Get the latest CDC public health information. HIV care and treatment involves taking antiretroviral therapy ART and having regular check-ups with your healthcare provider who will monitor your health status on an ongoing basis. These things are important because with the proper care and treatment, you can reduce your viral load, protect your health, enjoy a long and healthy life, and reduce the potential of transmitting the virus to others. But you might have concerns about how to pay for this.
Strut, Castro Street, is offering limited clinical services available Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm. Walk-in clients are not being seen at this time. Please call the clinic at for instructions. If you have symptoms of a suspected sexually transmitted infection or have had a recent HIV exposure, please call and select option 3 to be connected with the nursing team at Magnet. They will be able to coordinate services and testing for you.
But access will require routine HIV testing and contacts with healthcare providers. MSWs primarily met clients in street-based sex work venues. MSWs primarily accessed care in emergency rooms ERs , substance use clinics, correctional institutions, and walk-in clinics.
Due to the COVID public health emergency, we have reshaped our clinic experience to protect patients and staff. Select Sexual Health Clinic services are available on a walk-in basis to a limited number of patients each day. Patients of all ages with symptoms can be seen by a health care provider. At this time, we are offering walk-in STI and HIV testing only to people without symptoms who are 25 years and younger.