Learn About Our Healthcare Services for LGBTQ+ & People Impacted by HIV | Equitas Health

Opening Your Gateway to Better Health

At Equitas Health, it is our mission to be your gateway to good health. You deserve quality, low cost, and affirming Whole Person Healthcare to help you live a long, healthy, and satisfying life.

To reach this goal, we offer a welcoming healthcare home for:

  • the LGBTQ+ community,
  • people living with HIV, and
  • anyone left out of kept out of traditional healthcare systems.

We use a patient-centered, team approach and the latest evidence-based practices to give the highest quality care. Our goal is to make it easy and comfortable for you to get the care you need.

Your First Visit

What to expect from your first visit at Equitas Health. And how to prepare.

COVID-19 Precautions

What to do if you think you might COVID.

Meeting your physical, emotional, mental, and financial needs with Whole Person Healthcare.

Build your Whole Person Healthcare team with our physicians, nurses, pharmacists, mental health professionals, dentists, advocates, and financial counselors. They will make sure you get the care you need. Your Whole Person Healthcare team helps you take charge of your health and stay connected to care.

 

Primary Care means taking care of yourself even when you’re healthy.

Routine physicals, screenings, and vaccinations help keep you healthy. You and your primary care provider will talk about your current health risks. You will work together to lower those risks with choices that work for you.

Health screenings, like blood pressure and cholesterol checks, help you and your provider find health issues before they get serious. This means you can get treatment at an early stage.

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Our Primary Care services include:

Routine physicals and regular health screenings, like blood pressure, glucose/sugar, and cholesterol checks, help you and your provider:

  • Keep an eye on your health risks.
  • Treat health issues early – before they get serious.

Our diagnostic services make sure you get the treatment you need.

Services include:

  • Cholesterol & glucose (sugar) checks
  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • Testing and treatment for hepatitis B & C
  • Onsite lab draws, such as blood & urine tests

Our pharmacies offer many vaccinations – such as the COVID-19 vaccine – to keep you and your family healthy. No appointment needed.

Services include:

  • Family planning
  • Yearly exams
  • Cervical exams & pap smears
  • Birth control
  • Emergency contraception (the “morning after” pill)

Work with your care team to treat and control chronic health issues with medication and lifestyle changes. Yes, that is code for diet and exercise!

Your provider will help you get an appointment with a trusted provider or specialist when you need to get care somewhere else.

When you are ready to quit, we are ready to help!

Primary Care also means getting the care you need when you’re sick.

Getting sick is inconvenient. Getting better doesn’t have to be. That’s why we’re here when you need us most.

If you’re not feeling well today, wouldn’t it be great if you could see your doctor today? You can with a same-day sick visit.

Starting at 7:30 AM, call your local Equitas Health Medical Center for a same-day sick visit. Call early! Openings fill up quickly.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Speak to a live nurse when you call your local Equitas Health Medical Center outside of normal office hours.

They will let you know if you should go to the ER, an urgent care, or make a follow-up appointment the next morning.

Affordable Healthcare

How will I pay for my care?

TeleHealth

TeleHealth

New to TeleHealth? Your first medical or counseling visit with a smart phone, tablet, or PC will take a little time to set up. We would like to walk you through the steps, so you’ll be ready for your appointment.

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Pharmacy Gives Back

Our Pharmacy Gives Back

Equitas Health reinvests 100 % of our pharmacy profits back into our programs and services. Your prescription can help pay for someone else’s lifesaving care. Why not pay it forward?

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Providers

Michael Frost
Nurse Practitioner
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Sarah Fortin, APRN
Nurse Practitioner Lead
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Scarlett LeBlanc, APRN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner
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Shanna Stryker MD, MPH
Primary Care Physician
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Sheila Santa, MD
Physician
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Shiron Jones, MS, BSN, ACNP
Nurse Practitioner
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