Media Release

Health Dept. Adds Clinic Hours

Friday, April 27, 2012 4:35 PM
Alachua County Health Department

This press release put out at the request of the Alachua County Health Department.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – Effective May 2, 2012 the Alachua County Health Department (ACHD), located at 224 SE 24th Street Gainesville, is adding primary care and family planning clinic hours (currently available on Mon. Tues. Thurs. and Fri.)  on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. 

Currently, clinical services available on Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. are immunizations, foreign travel consultations, tuberculosis, epidemiology, AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) eligibility determinations and medicine pick-up, sexually transmitted disease test results and family planning triage.  The addition of primary care and family planning appointments on these two Wednesdays will provide clients with additional services and options for their care.

“These changes reflect our commitment to improving access to care,” stated Paul Myers, Administrator of the ACHD.  “We are confident that these additional appointment times will be well utilized by our clients.”

Clients are encouraged to make an appointment by calling 352-334-7910.  Appointments can only be made for the same or next day.  To shorten wait times, clients are encouraged to fill out forms in advance at ACHD Expedite Your Visit Forms  

For more information, contact ACHD Administrator Paul Myers at 352-334-8892 or visit the  Alachua County Health Department

The goal of the Alachua County Health Department is to promote, protect, maintain and improve the health and safety of all citizens and visitors.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).