Below are some additional San Diego health resources.
Family Health Centers of San Diego
Nine locations throughout the San Diego Area. Check website or call for the location nearest you, and various services at each location. They accept many types of health insurance and for those who do not have health insurance, fees are based on a sliding scale. Additional services available include (not at all locations): counseling/mental health, dental, vision, health education, HIV testing and counseling, laboratory, urgent care, pharmacy, medical services for pediatrics through adult.
Health South Medical Clinics
The health department provides public health services for the residents of San Diego County providing many types of clinics and programs. They include: Child Health Disability Prevention (CHDP). This is a program for babies, children, youth and adults on Medi-Cal under age 21. Free health check-ups are available. A person 3 years old or older (up to 21) can also get regular dental check-ups.
Medical Society of San Diego
Provides the public with referrals to physicians, review of ethic and quality-of-care complaints about member physicians, and availability of various kinds of medical services to the county.
Offers confidential information on all aspects of AIDS by phone or in person including the latest testing and treatment, problems dealing with AIDS, and telling a partner. Anonymous testing is available free. Testing available through the clinic by appointment. Other services include a support group for AIDS patients; contact with AIDS SUPPORT NETWORK, which provides voluntary assistance to AIDS patients; and an educational speakers program.
AIDS Hotline for confidential testing
This is an additional hotline not associated with the county health department. Provides information on confidential AIDS testing as well as of the services listed above.
Dental Society of San Diego
Referrals for private patients and Medi-Cal patients to local dentists. Offers dental screening for schools, educational programs to the public, and reviews complaints against dentists.
San Diego Optometric Society
Referrals for vision care.
Baby Shots Line