Facilities - Central

Central Region Public Health Center

Central Region Public Health Center

Address: 

5202 University Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92105

Phone:

619-229-5400

Hours:

Monday to Friday, hours vary depending on services offered:

Monday: 8:30 am – 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Immunization and TB Testing)

Tuesday: 1:00 pm – 7:30 pm (STD Testing/HIV Screening)

Wednesday: 8:30 am – 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Flu Shots and TB Testing)

Thursday: 8:30 am – 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Immunizations)

Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (STD Testing/HIV Screening)

About:

The Central Region Public Health Center (PHC) provides access to preventative health services including public health nurse visitation programs. Below are the services offered:

  • Immunizations: Provides a daily immunization clinic for children and adults who do not have health insurance or whose health insurance does not cover vaccinations, Medi-Cal participants ages 0-18, Alaskan Native or American Indian ages 0-18, and persons 6 month and older in need of influenza (flu) vaccine regardless of health coverage. For self-serve please schedule an on-line appointment.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Testing and Treatment: Offers Tuberculosis testing and treatment to assist in the detection, control and to prevent the spread of TB through treatment and case management.
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD): Offers regular testing and treatment for most STDs, vaccines for HPV, hepatitis A and B and HIV testing. All services are offered on the basis of risk assessments, physical examinations, and/or laboratory test results.
  • Nurse Home Visitation Programs: Provides nurse home visitation services to low income, first-time mothers prior to their 28th week of pregnancy; as well as; services to high risk infants, pregnant or postpartum women and their children. The nurses provide health assessments, health education, parenting education and referrals to community services.

Services:

  • Immunizations
  • Chest X-Rays
  • TB Testing
  • HIV Screening
  • STD Testing
  • Provides access to preventive health services & information (nurse home visits with emphasis on communicable disease control and maternal child health, particularly for high-risk families and individuals)