Downtown Public Health Center
2124 - 4th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121
NOTICE: The Downtown Public Health Center will be closed for an all-staff meeting from10:30 am to 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 19, 2019. The King County Needle Exchange office will remain open.
Family Health and Travel Clinic
Health care services
- Adult health care clinic
Services include medical care when you are sick, care for on-going problems and chronic diseases, check-ups and screenings for hidden diseases like cancer, and vaccination against disease. Family Medicine doctors and Nurse Practitioners take care of adults.
- Bupe (aka Suboxone or buprenorphine) Pathways
We treat adults with Opioid Use Disorder in our low barrier buprenorphine clinic, with fewer rules than traditional bupe care settings. We offer scheduled or walk in appointments for established patients.
Phone: 206-458-8798; Fax: 206-259-2682
- Child health care clinic (Pediatrics)
Services include medical care when your child is sick, well child check-ups, immunizations (shots against disease); checks on your child's health, growth and development. Children receive care from pediatricians.
- Children with Special Health Care Needs
Assist in planning and obtaining medical care and other resources for the child with a disability or a condition that may prevent normal growth and development.
- Dental clinic
Call the Downtown Dental Clinic at 206-477-8300 for more information and to make an appointment. Clients served: Homeless teens and adults (ages 13 and up).
- Downtown Family Medicine
Residents and faculty from Swedish Family Practice Residency program and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners provide primary health care for adults and families at Downtown Public Health Center.
- Maternity screening
Office visit with a nurse to verify pregnancy, determine medical risk and financial status, and refer to appropriate prenatal services, including to DSHS for medical coupons, health care provider for maternity care, appropriate site for maternity support services and WIC Supplemental Food Program.
- Maternity Support Services (MSS) and Infant Case Management (ICM)
MSS helps pregnant women find health insurance, local doctors or midwives and other community resources to support a healthy pregnancy. The ICM program provides support and referral to needed medical, social, educational and other resources in your community so that your baby and family can thrive.
- Nurse-Family Partnership
Nurse Family Partnership is a community health program that helps transform the lives of young, low-income mothers pregnant with their first child. The program partners mothers with registered nurses from pregnancy through a child's second birthday, allowing nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life. The relationship between mother and nurse provides the foundation for strong families, and lives are forever changed—for the better. Phone: 206-477-6262; Fax: 206-296-0184
- Kids Plus
Kids Plus is a multidisciplinary team of nurses and social workers, addressing the health and social needs of children and families experiencing homelessness. We specialize in medical case management, yet we are able to address a host of needs that impact the health and well-being of children.
- OB services screening
- Pregnancy testing
Phone: 206-477-8250; Fax: 206-205-8044
- Prenatal care during pregnancy
Comprehensive OB care for pregnant women. Services include medical care during pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum care after delivery. Family Medicine doctors take care of pregnant women.
- Refugee screening
Provides health screening and interpretation for newly arrived refugees.
- Travel clinic
Traveling outside the country? Our Travel Clinic can provide the vaccines you need for your travel itinerary. Make an appointment to be seen by a Travel Nurse Practitioner by calling 206-477-8222.
Please be advised that we do not accept private/commercial insurance for travel clinic services. You will be responsible for payment of services at the time of your appointment. However, we will provide an itemized statement for you to submit to your insurance for any reimbursement.
- Women, Infants and Children nutrition program (WIC)
WIC is a supplemental food program for women who are pregnant or breast feeding, infants and children.
- ORCA-LIFT cards
Available at this location to those who qualify.
- Interpretation services
Available to all limited or non-English speaking clients.
- Needle Exchange
The Needle Exchange at Downtown Public Health provides new, sterile syringes and clean injection equipment in exchange for used, contaminated syringes. They also get drug users into drug treatment and health care.
- Voter registration
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