On the one hand, the Chelsea Sexual Wellness Clinic of the Department of Health will provide vaccines against COVID-19, in addition the services in this and other clinics will be expanded during Pride Week.
“The Department of Health is delighted to celebrate Pride 2021,” said Health Commissioner Dr. Dave A. Chokshi. “Our staff is honored to stand with and serve LBGQ and TGNCNB New Yorkers to continue promoting a healthy, equitable and fair city.”
HEALTH SERVICES THAT WILL BE PROVIDED DURING THE PRIDE MONTH:
- The Chelsea Sexual Wellness Clinic will host a pop-up vaccination clinic during Pride Week (June 21-25). The center will offer vaccines from Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson. In addition, the clinic will also offer additional services during New York City Pride weekend (June 26-27, 2021, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm).
- On the other hand, the Hotline of the Sexual Wellness Clinic of the City of New York (347-396-7959) will expand the hours of telemedicine services (June 24, 25 and 28 from 5:00 pm to 8: 00 pm).
- Likewise, as of June 18, 2021, the Morrisania Sexual Wellness Clinic will resume its hours on Fridays, with services from Tuesday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. : 00 pm
- All sexual wellness clinics of the Health Department and the New York City Sexual Wellness Clinic Hotline offer low-cost or no-cost services related to sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, for anyone 12 years of age or older, regardless of your immigration status. Parental consent is not required. For more information on sexual wellness clinics, including their services, locations, and hours of operation, visit nyc.gov/health/clinics.
- The Department of Health expanded the online directory of more than 120 LGBTQ-aware health care centers to include behavioral health care and reproductive care, as well as primary care, sexual and gender health care, to find care providers and services. doctor with knowledge about LGBTQ, you can visit NYC Health Map and select “LGBTQ Health Service“.
- On the other hand, if any New Yorker believes that they have been mistreated or denied care or services because of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, or have witnessed discrimination in health care, they may contact the New York City Commission on Human Rights to file a complaint by calling 718-722-3131 or 311.
- Free condoms and other safer sex products are available at distribution sites throughout the city. To find a place nearby you can visit NYC Health Map and select “Free Safer Sex ProductsNew Yorkers can order safer sex products for home delivery through the program By 2 By visiting this website and search “condoms“.
- Free HIV self-tests are also available for delivery by visiting NYC Health Map and selecting “Sexual Health Services” and later ” HIV Testing“.
The Department of Health maintains online directories of providers who currently offer sexual and reproductive health services in El Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Y Staten Island, and PlaySure Network providers that offer HIV and STI testing, PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), emergency PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) and emergency services HIV care in clinics and HIV-related support and navigation services in community settings.