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  • Rabid Skunk Found in City
    Rabid Skunk Found in City

    The City of Allentown’s Bureau of Health and Animal Control are reminding pet owners to keep their animals up to date on rabies vaccinations. A skunk tested positive for rabies this week after bei...

  • World Health Organization Declares Zika Concern
    World Health Organization Declares Zika Concern

    On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Local transmission has been reported in developing countries, but only trave...

  • Health Bureau Offers Free Flu Vaccines
    Health Bureau Offers Free Flu Vaccines

    The Allentown Health Bureau is offering free flu vaccine clinics on Friday’s from 1:30pm – 4pm, while supplies last. The vaccinations will be free to the public for individuals 6 months of age and ol...


The Allentown Health Bureau's mission is to prevent disease and injury and to protect and promote the public's health.

Board of Health

An advisory group of community volunteers responsible for recommending policies and program priorities of the Bureau. The board meets the first Thursday bi-monthly at 12:00 Noon

 Public Health is for Everyone. The three core functions of public health are:
  • Assessment of the population's health status
  • Development of public policies to maintain and promote health
  • Assurance that the population has access to public health services

Community Clinics

All clinics listed below are conducted at the Allentown Health Bureau.

Alliance Hall
245 N. 6th Street


Immunization Clinics

Childhood immunizations

WEEKLY for city children birth through 18 years; by appointment only on Wednesdays

Adult immunizations

WEEKLY for city adults; by appointment only on Fridays from 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

PHONE: 610.437.7754

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Clinic

Full STD Exam and HIV Blood Test

Tuesdays: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM*
Free for both City of Allentown residents and non-city residents

PHONE: 610.437.7742

*This is a walk-in clinic. No appointment is necessary. The number of patients accepted into clinic is subject to provider availability.

HIV Testing Clinic (HIV / Syphilis)

Walk-in HIV blood testing

Tuesdays: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursdays: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Free testing for both City of Allentown residents and non-City residents.


Early Pregnancy Testing Clinic

Walk-in pregnancy testing. No appointment is necessary.

Thursdays from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM.


Tuberculosis Clinic

TB medicine clinic for City residents

Mondays: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

TB Doctor Clinic

Monthly, by appointment only.

PHONE: 610.437.7760

TB testing (PPD)* for City residents only.

By Appointment Only - Mondays: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
*The cost for TB testing is $5, payable at time of appointment.

Contact Information
Alliance Hall
245 North 6th Street
Allentown, PA 18102

Phone: 610.437.7760
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