Sexual Health Express Clinics are fast and easy places for people to get tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV without seeing a nurse or doctor. Sexual Health Express clinics are only for people who have no symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection. See below for additional eligibility criteria.
People with symptoms that may be due to a sexually transmitted infection, or have other sexual health care needs, can get care at one of our regular Sexual Health Clinics.
Fort Greene Express is located on the first floor of the same building as the Fort Greene Sexual Health Clinic, at 295 Flatbush Extension in Brooklyn. To enter Fort Greene Express, turn right after entering the building.
Chelsea Express is located in the same building as the Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic, at 303 Ninth Avenue in Manhattan. To enter Chelsea Express, turn left at the security desk in the main lobby.
Sexual Health Express Clinics are only for patients who need testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. You are not eligible for Sexual Health Express services if you:
If you need other sexual health services you can visit the Sexual Health Clinic located in the same building.
Service Times and Closures
The Chelsea and Fort Greene Sexual Health Express Clinics are open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The clinics are closed for the following holidays:
All clinics and the hotline are closed on the following dates in 2024:
All clinics may close early on certain days once capacity is reached.
First Come, First Served
Services are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Sexual Health Express Clinics are busy and may stop accepting patients before the posted closure time, especially during evening hours.
Visiting Sexual Health Express Clinics
After you determine that you are eligible for Sexual Health Express testing, you will:
The Quickie Labs at the Sexual Health Express Clinics provide rapid testing for chlamydia and gonorrhea. In most cases, test results are available within hours of your visit.
Rapid HIV test results will be available in minutes. Results for syphilis and any additional HIV testing will be available 10 days after your visit.
Other Express Testing Locations
All Sexual Health Clinics offer express testing services. Patients who do not have symptoms can go to one of those locations to get tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV without having to see a nurse or doctor.
Fort Greene and Chelsea Express are the only location where express testing services are offered in a separate space, making it fast and easy to get routine testing for STIs, including HIV. They are also the only locations with a Quickie Lab, which provides rapid test results for chlamydia and gonorrhea.