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Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Clinic & Info

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Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) STD ClinicPhoto of 608 William St.
608 William Street
Buffalo NY 14206
(716) 858-7687


  • Monday--Thursday 8:30am-11:30am & 1:00pm-3:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am-11:30 am and 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Patients are seen on a Walk-in basis only, on a first come, first serve basis.

No appointments are taken. 

Please arrive early as we have a limited number of openings each day for patients.  Once these openings are filled, you will need to return on another day.

What to Bring?

  • Picture ID
  • Proof of insurance
  • List of all medications and their dosages you currently take

All STD testing and treatment is confidential

No one is denied testing or treatment based on their ability to pay. 

Anyone 12 years of age and older can utilize the STD clinic.

Testing is available for:

  • HIV
  • Gonorrhea
  • Syphilis
  • Chlamydia
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Genital herpes
  • Pubic lice
  • Scabies
  • Other STDs

Treatment for certain diagnoses is provided.  The clinic also provides HIV counseling and testing, educational presentations to community groups, and provides educational materials on sexually transmitted diseases.

Interested in an internship at the STD Clinic? Click here.


HIV Partner Service Program

The HIV Partner Services Program assists HIV-infected individuals and their medical providers in identifying their sexual and needle-sharing partners, including spouses.  These contacts are then notified of their possible exposure to HIV and other STDs.

For  more information:
Rebecca Sole
Supervising Disease Intervention Specialist, Erie County Program Coordinator HIV/STD
Phone: 716-858-7683
Email: rebecca.sole@erie.gov


STD Facts & Information

  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections spread from person to person through sexual contact. This includes not only sexual intercourse, but oral sex, anal sex and the sharing of sex toys.
  • These diseases can be passed through any contact between the genitals of one person and the genitals, anus, or mouth of another person.
  • STDs are among the most common infectious diseases in the United States. More than 15 million Americans are diagnosed with an STD every year.
  • There are many different STDs, but the most common ones in the United States are herpes simplex virus (HSV-2) type II (genital herpes), chlamydia, and HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)____________________________________________________________________________________

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