Bergen County Department of Health Services Health Counseling Center

Street Address

120 S River St
Hackensack, NJ - 07601

Phone

201-336-3350

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Bergen County Department of Health Services Health Counseling Center

About Bergen County Department of Health Services Health Counseling Center

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Public Health Outreach at Bergen County Department of Health Services comprise primarily of three program areas. These are the Bergen County Cancer Education and Early Detection Program (CEED), the confidential HIV testing program, and the TB/Chest Clinic. Eligibility is dependent on the program. See each program for specific criteria.


  • Cancer Education and Early Detection (CEED) -     The Cancer Education and Early Detection program (CEED) provides breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening to medically under-served women and men residing in Bergen County. Clients must meet eligibility criteria, including age, residency and income guidelines, and lack adequate health insurance.  The Bergen CEED partners with local hospitals and area providers to deliver high quality screening and diagnostic follow up care.
  • HIV Testing -    The Bergen County Department of Health Services offers free and confidential HIV testing to anyone wishing to know their HIV status. Testing is performed at the Housing, Health and Human Services Center located at 120 S. River St. Hackensack, NJ. The center is open daily from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with Saturday and evening hours. No appointment is necessary, Se Habla Espanol, call 201-336-3350 for additional information.
  • Tuberculosis Control -    The Bergen County Department of Health Services operates a TB/Chest Clinic for Bergen County residents.  Eligibility requirements apply.






This organization offers FREE STD TESTING. This may not be a clinic that offers other medical services.

Monday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Free HIV Testing
Rapid HIV Blood Test

Since this is a sliding fee scale clinic, we have provided the Federal Poverty Guidelines below. Visit the Bergen County Department of Health Services Health Counseling Center website listed above to see what the level is needed for free care.

Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2021

Persons In Family Household Poverty Guideline Salary per year
1 $12,760
2 $17,240
3 $21,720
4 $26,200
5 $30,680
6 $35,160
7 $39,640
8 $44,120

For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get reduced or free services from some clinics, they use a sliding fee scale based on your income. When they use a sliding fee scale, the 100% rate can be different than 100%. In those cases, using for example a 200% federal poverty level, you will only need double the 100% number listed above to 200%.

COVID-19 Information for Patients

Contact your healthcare provider by phone before coming to a clinic or hospital if you meet the following criteria:
  • Symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, fatigue, headache
  • Symptoms such as muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose.
  • Contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 within 14 days of onset of systems

Mild Covid Symptoms

  • Low-grade fever (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit for adults)
  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Mild, dry cough
  • Mild body aches

Moderate Covid Symptoms

  • Fever above 100.4 F
  • Persistent cough
  • Temporary shortness of breath when you exert yourself
  • Exhaustion, need to stay in bed

Severe Covid Symptoms

  • Constant trouble breathing
  • Persistent chest pain or pressure
  • Confusion
  • Trouble staying awake
  • Blue lips or face

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Date Added Cost Type Description
Apr 19, 2017 $48   Completely Free Clinic Tb testing

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