teen mom and daughter

What is the Teen Health Clinic?

The Teen Health Clinic provides a medical home for teens. In other words, our doctors and staff work together to provide comprehensive health care, specific to your individual needs as a teen.

Teen Health Clinic Questions & Answers

Q: Am I Eligible?

A: If you are a teen and don’t have a doctor, you are welcome and encouraged to visit the Teen Health Clinic.

Q: What Medical Services Will I Receive?

A: Your first visit will include a comprehensive checkup with a primary care doctor who works with teens like you regularly. This checkup helps our health care team get a sense of your general health so they can provide treatment as needed.

Your doctor can provide the following services:

  • Annual well checkups
  • Management of on-going medical problems
  • Birth control
  • STD screenings and treatment
  • Sports physicals
  • Sick visits
  • Immunizations

Q: Are There Additional Services?

A: We understand that as a teenager, you have unique needs.  In addition to primary health care, a team of professionals will look out for your psychological and social needs, and help identify your educational and financial needs to match them with community resources and programs.

Q: How Much Does All of This Cost?

A: The Teen Health Clinic provides affordable health care and accepts most insurance plans. We also offer a sliding-fee scale if you don't have insurance, A sliding-fee scale is based on your income. In addition, we have financial counselors who can help.

Q: Who Will I Meet With?

A: Our primary care providers include pediatricians and nurses who have a special interest in teen health. Social workers are also available.

Q: Do My Parents Need to Come?

A: We welcome you to bring your parents or legal guardian. If they cannot come, we will need you to bring signed permission for us to provide medical care.

  • Appointments regarding STDs or pregnancy testing do not require parental permission.

Q: What Else do I Need to Bring?

A: In addition to bringing signed permission for us to provide medical care, please bring the following (if they apply):

  • Insurance information
  • Immunization record
  • List of current medications

Q: Where Will I Go for Appointments?

A: The Teen Health Clinic is located in the South Main Public Health Center at 3690 South Main Street in Salt Lake City, which is conveniently located one block from a TRAX station.

Q: What Other Services are Located in South Main Public Health Center?

A: The Salt Lake Valley Health Department services are located in the same health center, making it easy for you to receive services, including the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program, Medicaid eligibility counseling and low cost immunizations and laboratory services.

The Teen Mother and Child Program is also located inside the South Main Public Health Center. This program provides medical care for pregnant teens and their babies and works together with the Teen Health Clinic.

Q: How Do I Get Started?

A: Please call us at (801) 587-2525. We are happy to answer any questions you have. We are here to care for you.

Hospital and Clinic Locations

General Pediatrics
Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics
Adolescent Medicine Consultation
General Pediatrics and Rehabilitation

Faculty Practice Brochure

General Pediatrics

University Pediatric Clinic -
(Clinic 6)

University of Utah Hospital
50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map

(801) 581-2205

Areas of Service:

  • General Pediatrics
  • Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Services

South Main Clinic

Part of the Women's & Children's Health Consortium

Primary Care Pediatrics and Special Programs include:

A collaboration with the Salt Lake Valley Health Department

3690 S. Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT
(385) 468-4000

Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics

Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic 6 University of Utah Hospital

50 N. Medical Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 581-2205

Child Development Clinic
University of Utah and Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs Department of Health

44 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610
(801) 584-8284

Neurobehavioral H.O.M.E. Program for Children with Developmental Disabilities

650 Komas Drive, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 581-5515

Developmental Pediatrics Shriners Hospital for Children

Fairfax Road and Virginia St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Map
(801) 536-3500

Adolescent Medicine Consultation

Madsen Clinic Center
of Excellence in
Women's Health
Demonstration Project
(for girls)

555 S. Foothill Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Map

(801) 585-2150
Clinic 6
(for boys & girls)
50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 581-2205

Areas of Service:

  • Weight management/Preventive cardiology
  • Sexuality and reproductive health
  • Substance use and misuse
  • Behavioral problems
  • Bio-psychosocial development

General Pediatrics and Rehabilitation

South Davis Community Hospital

401 S. 400 E.
Bountiful, UT 84010

(801) 295-2361
Pediatric Comprehensive Care Program Primary Children's Hospital
100 N. Mario Capecchi Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Map
(801) 213-3599