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Sexually Transmitted Disease Services

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Southeast (SE) STD Clinic Location:

Southeast (SE) STD Clinic
DC General Hospital Campus
1900 Massachusetts Avenue, SE
Building #8
Washington, DC 20003

Walk-in Hours:
Monday – Wednesday and Friday 8:15 am - 3 pm
Thursday 8:15 am – 11:30 am
*Excluding District Holidays

(202) 698-4050
311 (after hours)

If you think you have an STD or think you may have been exposed to an STD, STOP having sex and visit your medical provider or come to the SE STD Clinic. If you have an STD you are at greater risk of getting HIV if exposed.

Services Provided:

  • TESTING: Comprehensive STD testing is offered to all persons 12 years of age and older.  The types of tests done depend on your sexual behaviors and symptoms.
    Tests offered: Syphilis (blood test), HIV (rapid and confirmatory blood test), chlamydia (swab or urine), gonorrhea (swab or urine), trichomoniasis (trich) (swab), hepatitis C (blood test) and herpes (visual diagnosis and culture)
  • DIAGNOSIS:    Syphilis, HIV, hepatitis C, chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis (BV), crabs, herpes, genital warts, penile papules, molluscum contagiosum, non-gonoccochal urethritis (NGU), yeast, and scabies
  • TREATMENT: Syphilis, chlamydia & other NGU (Inflammation of the urethra not caused by Gonorrhea), gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis, crabs, yeast, herpes outbreaks, scabies
  • VACCINATIONS: Hepatitis A & B
    Please note that patients are provided referrals for those conditions the SE Clinic is unable to treat such as genital warts, penile papules, molluscum contagiosum and HIV.
  • HEALTH EDUCATION: Free education and counseling by a specialist are offered.
  • FREE CONDOMS: Male and female Condoms are provided free of charge to all patients. People may also walk into the clinic and request condoms from the security guard or the registration desk at no cost.

** The SE STD Clinic reserves the right to cut off or refuse services based on the following circumstances:

1. Shortage of Clinicians on a given day
2. Maximum number of patients that medical professionals can process
3. Excessive or Offensive odors resulting from substances i.e., alcohol, marijuana etc.
4. Improper language and/or behaviors disruptive to rest of patients

SE STD Clinic

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

For Medical Providers and Laboratories

The DC Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Program works with community and government partners and residents to reduce the impact of sexually transmitted diseases on the Washington, DC community. The Program provides free and confidential clinical services for persons 13 years of age and older at the Southeast (SE) STD Clinic. Also, the Program offers partner services and risk reduction counseling for those testing positive for an STD at the SE Clinic. Through outreach and educational services, the Program ensures that community agencies, medical providers, and residents have accurate and up-to-date information on the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. The Program compiles and analyzes statistics for all reportable STDs in DC.

Service Contact: 
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic
Contact Phone: 
(202) 727-9860
Contact TTY: 
Contact Suite #: 
Building 8
Office Hours: 
Monday – Wednesday and Friday 8:15 am–3 pm; Thursday 8:15 am–11:30 am