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Infectious Disease Programs

DotHouse Health provides comprehensive HIV care services including:

  • Testing: HIV/STD testing is available Monday through Saturday. Testing is offered through providers during routine visits or as a walk-in service in our Urgent Care Department on the first floor.
  • Specialized Medical Care: Dr. Julita Mir is an experienced infectious disease specialist who is responsible for the care of patients living with HIV. She has flexible clinic hours, is accepting new patients and speaks English and Spanish. Please call 617-740-2320 to schedule an appointment with her.
  • Case Management: HIV patients receive case management to provide assistance with insurance, income and food support, housing, legal issues, and to make referrals to psychosocial services. Case managers also discuss medical adherence and sexual risk reduction, and help patients stay connected to medical care. 
  • Hepatitis: We offer speciality care for Hepatitis B and C..

CONTACT US

  • To schedule an appointment, please call the Appointments Line at 617-740-2320.
  • For information on testing services, please call 617-288-3230 and ask to be connected to the Urgent Care Reception Desk.
  • For information about HIV medical care or case management services, please call 617-740-2584.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where can I get tested for HIV?
Patients can receive HIV testing during routine visits to their primary care provider. You can also be tested on a walk-in basis in our Urgent Care Department which is open 7 days a week.

Is HIV/STD testing free?
HIV testing is billed to your insurance. If you are uninsured, our financial counselors will help you apply for insurance.

How long does it take to get test results?
You receive results within 30-45 minutes.

Is testing confidential?
Yes, all HIV testing and records are kept confidential.  HIV case management, however, does release some identifying information such as data of birth to the Boston Public Health Commission for reporting purposes.