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Clinical Services

Family Planning

Please call for an appointment.
(828) 250-5000

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Services include:

  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Yearly physical exams including Pap Smear and Laboratory tests
  • Education regarding family planning methods and disease prevention
  • Availability of several family planning methods based on individual client need and clinician recommendation
  • Emergency contraception is available to appropriate clients

Please bring insurance information and/or proof of current income. Sliding scale fee available. For more information see our Billing Guide.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP)

Please call for an appointment.
(828) 250-6006

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

BCCCP offers Free or Low Cost services to uninsured or low income women age 18 to 64. Please call to see if you qualify.

  • Breast & Cervical Exams
  • Pap Smears
  • Mammograms
  • Blood Pressure & Cholesterol Screenings
  • Health Counseling & Education

For more information:


Monday — Friday: Walk-In Clinic Only

  • 8am-5pm
  • Immunization clients need to be checked in by 4:30pm.

Getting immunized is easy! Our Buncombe County Health and Human Services Immunization Clinic is located at 53 South French Broad Avenue in downtown Asheville (across the street from United Way).

Learn more about what other vaccines may be recommended for you. You can also call the Health and Human Services Immunization Clinic for information. The clinic provides a wide range of vaccines for adults and children. Our phone number is (828) 250-5096.

Getting immunized throughout your lifetime protects you, the people you love and our community against harmful diseases.

Travel Vaccines

Please call for an appointment.
(828) 250-5096

Monday - Friday — by appointment only.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • BCDH provides comprehensive screening, education, and vaccination for clients travelling abroad.
  • Call for an appointment at least 4 weeks before departure date.
  • Mail or fax your immunization records at least five days before your appointment so we can prepare for your visit. Fax 828 250-6163
  • Clients should sign in 15 minutes prior to appointment time.
  • It is important to bring the following items — some of them you must take on your trip:
    • Yellow International Health Book (officially known as the "international Certificate of Vaccination by the World Health Organization")
    • Immunization Record
    • Trip Itinerary
    • List of medications and allergies
    • Your health insurance card or information
  • Payment is expected at time of service.
  • For detailed information about foreign travel safety, download this fact sheet.

Travel Vaccine Forms

For more information:

Please visit the CDC's website. You may also call the Buncombe County Health Center's Immunization Clinic at 250-5096 for an appointment.

STD Clinic

Please call for an appointment.
(828) 250-5109

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Screening, education, treatment and follow-up for STDs (no charge)

HIV counseling and testing program

For more information:

TB Skin Test

(828) 250-5096

Monday, Tuesday and Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • TB Skin Test - self pay or accepted insurances
  • TB Skin testing is offered Monday, Tuesday and Friday, ONLY. Walk-in basis (first come, first served) in the Immunization Clinic.
  • Clients need to return three days after test for results

For more information:

Western North Carolina Community Health Services

The following services are now provided by Western North Carolina Community Health Services:

  • Adult Primary Care
  • Prenatal Health Care
  • Child Primary Care
  • Dental Care

To access these services, please call 285-0622, Minnie Jones Health Center located at 257 Biltmore Avenue downtown.

Eblen Charities

The following services are now provided by Eblen Charities:

Elementary School Dental Screening, Assessment, and Referral

Dental screenings are scheduled in conjunction with all Buncombe County and Asheville City elementary schools’ annual health fairs, which occur in the fall of each school year. Grades that currently screened are kindergarten, second grade, and selected fifth grade classes. Students determined to need immediate dental treatment are referred to their School Nurse who will assist parents in obtaining dental care for their child.

Second Grade Dental Sealant and Oral Health Education Program

The Children’s Dental Sealant program provides sealants and basic oral health education to 2nd grade students in targeted Asheville City and Buncombe County Schools. The program operates through strong community partnership with AB Tech, Eblen Kimmel Charities, and many community dentists and their dental staff.