FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2009
Health Department to extend STD clinic hours in April
In recognition of Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness month, the City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department will temporarily extend the hours of the sexually transmitted disease clinic at 2400 Troost Ave. On April 6, 13, 20 and 27, the clinic will remain open until 6:30 p.m. The extended hours are for testing only. Any treatment will take place during the normal clinic hours.
The clinic is regularly open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clinic services are free of charge and include confidential testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV. For the regular clinic, walk-ins are welcomed, but appointments are encouraged. The extended clinics will be walk-in only.
To schedule an appointment, call (816) 513-6379. For more information, visit the Health Department Web site at http://www.kcmo.org/health.
Media inquiries on this topic should be directed to Jeff Hershberger, public information officer for the Health Department, (816) 840-2548 (pager).