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Frequently Requested Numbers 

The Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Section of the San Francisco Department of Public Health receives clinician reports or legally reportable diseases and conditions. For all other reporting, concerns, and for clinical services call the numbers below: 


Animal Bite Reporting
Animal Care & Control, (415) 554-9422 or 24-hour emergency dispatch, (415) 554-9400



Bat Concerns
Animal Care & Control 24-hour emergency dispatch, (415) 554-9400


Dead Bird Testing for West Nile Virus
California Department of Health Services, (877) WNV-BIRD (968-2473)


HIV Testing Services
Anonymous/Confidential HIV Testing & Counseling Services, (415) 502-TEST (8378)


Influenza Hotline
Communicable Disease Prevention Unit, SFDPH, (415) 554-2681


Mosquito Control Problems
Environmental Health Services, (415) 252-3806


Needlestick Hotline (Consultation for clinicians, post-exposure prophylaxis hotline)
(888) 448-4911


Restaurant Sanitation Complaints
Environmental Health Services (415) 252-3800


Sewage Leak
Environmental Health Services, (415) 252-3800


Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Reporting 
STD Clinic, (415) 487-5530


Suspected Food Poisoning Reporting (less than 4 people ill)
Environmental Health Section, (415) 252-3895


Travel Immunizations
Adult Immunization Clinic, (415) 554-2625


Tuberculosis (TB) Reporting
TB Clinic, (415) 206-8524 or After Hours, (415) 554-3613


Unsanitary Living Conditions
Environmental Health Services, (415) 252-3805


311, City Services Directory

311 Customer Service Center, 3-1-1


Service-specific Clinics

Specialized clinical services are provided by the San Francisco Department of Public Health at the following sites:



Primary care sites - Community Health Centers


Community health centers in San Francisco provide services at reduced prices or on a sliding scale for their current patients only. If you want to enroll as a new patient at one of these clinics, call 311 for more information or visit Healthy San Francisco.


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