Allentown Health Bureau

Allentown Health Bureau


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Data Provided By
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceThe health bureau's three main functions are to assess and monitor the population's health status, develop public policies to maintain and promote health and assure that the population has access to public health services. Clinics provide immunizations, STD/HIV testing, pregnancy testing, screening for prostate and breast cancer and monitoring of chronic diseases.Lead screenings provided in certain situations, not by the clinic. To contact Cancer Prevention and Screening Services, call 610-437-7513.

Communicable Disease Control
610-437-7569: Communicable Disease
610-437-7632: TB Services
610-437-7742: STD/HIV Services

Clinics (held at Alliance Hall, 245 North Sixth Street, Allentown, PA):
610-437-7754: Immunization and Early Pregnancy Testing
610-437-8777: Lead Poisoning Screening
610-437-7569: Sexual Transmitted Disease
610-437-7742: HIV Testing
610-437-7632: Tuberculosis

Environmental Health Services:
Allentown City Hall
435 Hamilton Street, Fourth Floor
Allentown, PA 18101-1699
610-437-7759: Institutional sanitation, food protection, animal control, housing sanitation, bed bugs, lead paint
610-439-5946: Fax
610-437-7535: Animal Control
610-437-7598: Injury Prevention Services (adults and children) Division

Child/Adolescent Health Services:
610-437-7754: Immunizations
610-437-8777: Lead Testing
610-437-7615: Home Visits and Health Education
610-437-7633: Nurse-Family Partnership
610-437-7615: Referrals: Dental/Special Needs
610-437-8777: Pregnancy Testing

Chronic Disease Division:
Cancer Prevention and Screening Services: 610-437-7513
Heart Disease and Diabetes Prevention Services: 610-437-7581
Osteoporosis Prevention Services: 610-437-7581

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program: 610-437-7581 or 610-437-7513

Public Health Emergency Preparedness: 610-437-7577

Clinic Hours: Mon – 2-4 p.m; Tues – 1-5 p.m.; Wed – varies; Thurs – 2-4 p.m.; Fri – 1:30-4 p.m. Mondays: TB Testing (hours: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.) - must live within the Allentown city limits; $5.00 cash fee.
Tuesdays: STD/HIV Testing (hours: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) – no residency restrictions; FREE.
Wednesdays: Children’s immunizations (hours vary – appointment required) – must live within the Allentown city limits and be on Medicaid or have NO insurance. FREE.
Thursdays: STD/HIV testing & Early Pregnancy Testing (hours: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) – no residency restrictions. FREE.
Fridays: Adult Immunizations (hours: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) – must live within the Allentown city limits. FREE
LocationLehigh
Geographical AreaLehigh; City of Allentown
Public TransportationYes
Intake ProcedureTelephone, internet
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish, Arabic, Swahili
EligibilityResidents of Allentown city and in some instances throughout Lehigh and surrounding counties, call for information
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesPB/PTD Testing 5 dollar cash fee only
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Office: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Terry Fasano
Contact's Position Office Manager
Contact's Phone 610-437-7760
Contact's Email terry.fasano@allentownpa.gov
Physical Site Address 1 245 North Sixth Street
Physical Site Address 2 Alliance Hall - corner of 6th St and Chew St
Physical Site City, State, Zip Allentown, PA 18102
Mailing Address 1 435 Hamilton St
Mailing Address 2 4th FL
Mailing City, State, Zip Allentown, PA 18102
Mail Attention To Allentown Health Bureau
Main Phone 610-437-7760
Emergency/After Hours Phone 610-437-7751
Fax 610-437-8799
Service Location Email vicky.kistler@allentownpa.gov
Web Address https://www.allentownpa.gov/Health-Bureau
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Allentown Health Bureau
Affiliated Program: Allentown Health Bureau
This Service: Allentown Health Bureau
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Childhood Immunization (LT-3400.1500)
Communicable Disease Control (JP-1500)
Disaster Preparedness (TH-1700)
Food Handling Permits (DF-7000.2250)
General Health Education Programs (LH-2700.2500)
Health Statistics (TJ-8000.3000)
HIV Testing (LF-4900.2400)
Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services (BH-3000.3500)
Home Sanitation (JP-6500.3000)
Household Safety Programs (JR-8200.3000)
Lead Poisoning Screening (LF-4900.4500)
Oral Health Education/Information (LH-2700.6350)
Pest Information (JP-6500.6615)
Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion (LH-2700.6450)
Restaurant/Food Sanitation (JP-6500.7000)
Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment (LT-1750.8000)
Tobacco Use Education/Prevention (RX-8250.8000)
Tuberculosis Screening (LF-4900.8600)