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Vaccines for Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men

 Gay and bisexual men should receive all the vaccines recommended according to their age and health status.  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) publishes its adult vaccination recommendations every year.  You can view the recommendations here or download the app for your phone.

 In addition, you can get vaccinated to prevent illnesses affecting gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men, including hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and meningococcal (meningitis) infections.


Where to get Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Meningococcal (Meningitis) Vaccines in San Francisco

  • Ask to be vaccinated wherever you usually get medical care
  • Many retail pharmacies offer a wide range of vaccines
  • The Department of Public Health has identified locations where you can drop in to get these vaccines.  We recommend that you phone ahead or check the website for clinic hours, vaccine availability and cost.  




San Francisco City Clinic


356 7th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103


Strut Clinic


470 Castro Street

San Francisco, CA 94114


AITC Immunization & Travel Clinic


101 Grove Street, Room 102

San Francisco, CA 94102

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