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Sexually Transmitted Disease Month

Need More Information? Just Call

April 20, 1998

RESOURCES

AIDS/HIV

* Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National AIDS Hotline: (800) 342-2437 (24 hours); Spanish: (800) 344-7432; TTY / TTD: (800) 243-7889.

* Project Inform HIV / AIDS Treatment Hotline: (800) 822-7422 or (415) 558-9051.

* California HIV / AIDS Hotline (English, Spanish, Tagalog): (800) 367-AIDS; TTD: (888) 225-2437.

Genital Herpes

* National Herpes Hotline: (919) 361-8488.

* Herpes Resource Center: (800) 230-6039.

* The Advice Center: (888) 238-4238.

* LA Help: (213) 653-5725.

Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases

* CDC National STD Hotline: (800) 227-8922.

* L.A. County STD Program Hotline (English, Spanish, Cambodian): (213) 744-5949 or (800) 758-0880.

* Teen Reproductive Health Line: (888) 396-5463.

* The American Social Health Assn.: For a free brochure, "A Practical Guide for the Tongue-Tied: How to Talk With Your Health Care Provider About HPV [Human Papillomavirus] and other STDs," call (800) 677-4100 through April 30. For other publications about HPV, call the ASHA Resource Center, (800) 230-6039.

Area Clinics

STD testing and treatment are free and confidential at the clinics listed below:

* Antelope Valley Health Center

335-B E. Ave. K-6, Lancaster

(805) 723-4511

* Yvonne Burke Health Center

2509 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica

(310) 315-4560

* Central Health Center

241 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles

(213) 250-8055

* Glendale Health Center

501 N. Glendale Ave., Glendale

(818) 500-5792

* Hollywood-Wilshire Health Center

5205 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles

(213) 871-4311

* L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center's STD Clinic

1625 N. Schrader Blvd., Los Angeles

(213) 993-7500

* Monrovia Health Center

330 W. Maple Ave., Monrovia

(626) 301-4003

* Pacoima Health Center

13300 Van Nuys Blvd., Pacoima

(818) 896-1903

* Pomona Health Center

750 Park Ave., Pomona

(909) 869-4235

* South Health Center

1522 E. 102nd St., Los Angeles

(213) 563-4112

* Ruth Temple Health Center

3834 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles

(213) 730-3507.

* Torrance Health Center

2300 W. Carson St., Torrance

(310) 222-6571.

* Curtis Tucker Health Center

123 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood

(310) 419-5325

* Whittier Health Center

7643 S. Painter Ave., Whittier

(562) 907-3230

(For more information on STD services and clinics in Los Angeles County, call the STD Program at (800) 758-0880.

For information on Orange County locations, call the Orange County HIV and Special Diseases Department at (714) 834-8787.

For information in Ventura County, call Ventura Public Health at (805) 652-5928.)

Educational Web Sites

* The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, http://www.cdcnac.org/stdpics.html

* Pfizer Inc., http://www.unspeakable.com/facts/facts.html

Other STD Services

* Medical consultation is provided to clinicians in the public and private sectors on the diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and referral of patients with STDs. Contact the Nursing Division at (213) 744-3106.

* For more information, call the Health Education Unit at (213) 744-3070.

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