First-Time Appointments


If you would like to make a medical appointment, you can call either the Gleicher/Chen Health Center at 323.329.9900 or the Long Beach Health Center at 562.247.7740.

For dental and behavioral health appointments, please visit the Locations & Hours to see which of our locations is most convenient for you.

If you are living with HIV and need support services such as benefits counseling, housing, and more, please call us at 213.201.1615.

For questions about PrEP, please call us at the Gleicher/Chen Health Center at 323.329.9900 or the Long Beach Health Center at 562.247.7740.

Please note: We cannot schedule appointments via email.

What to Bring to Your First Medical Appointment

When you come see us for your first medical appointment, make sure you bring:

  • Your insurance information, or your Medi-Cal or Medicare card. If you do not have insurance we can help you find a plan that fits your needs.
  • A copy of your living will/advance health care directive, if you have one
  • A list of your current medications, with doses, if known. Please bring the medicine bottles or containers with you if you can.
  • Proof of income (pay stub, tax return, etc.)
  • Proof of address

APLA Health charges a sliding-scale fee based on ability to pay.

If you are living with HIV and need to make a first-time appointment for support services, please call us at 213.201.1615 or visit our Get Started page to download forms you will need for that visit.