General Medical in Berkeley

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Community clinics

  • Ann Chandler Public Health Clinic Berkeley's Public Health clinic. 510-981-5350. 830 University. NO general medical. But immunizations, family planning and sexual health services, tb testing, etc.
  • LifeLong Medical Care. You MUST call 510-981-4100 for services. Has clinics in Berkeley and Oakland mainly, although they also have school based clinics.
  • West Oakland Health Council has locations in Berkeley and Oakland. Need to be an Alameda County resident. Locations in Berkeley offer only adult medical services. Call the desired service site to register.
    • William B. Rumford: 2960 Sacramento Street, Berkeley, Ca. 94710, Tel: 510-549-3166
    • Albert J. Thomas Medical Clinic: 10615 International Blvd. Oakland, Ca. Tel: 510-568-9230

Urgent Care

  • Berkeley, 510-204-5514. Monday-Friday: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Walk-in and appointments are both cool, takes lots of different types of insurance as well! Sutter Urgent Care Open at night and over the weekend, takes a ton of different insurance plans, including Medi-Cal. Cash and credit as well, but I doubt low-fee/sliding-scale. Number to call is 925-756-3499 for Antioch location, 510-247-6300 for Castro Valley. Located at 2500 Milvia St., Berkeley, CA 94704

Fee for Service

  • Direct Urgent Care (Berkeley) Starts at 150. NO Medi-Cal, although accepts Medi-Care. Complete fee schedule. Can set up an appointment online or over the phone at 510-686-3621. Located at 3095 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, CA. No bloodwork or ultrasound.


  • Suitcase Clinic. (Website) Sometimes has medical services on Tuesdays. Check their calendar!
  • LGBTQ Suitcase Clinic. 2712 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705. Phone:(510) 548-8283. Open the 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 12:30-3 pm, walk in. Have medical professionals available.

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