Get healthcare for new refugees

We provide special health exams and support services to new refugees.

What to do

1. Learn about the benefits of a refugee health screening

  • Start a medical record in the U.S.

  • Meet with a doctor experienced working with refugees

  • Learn about your health status

  • Get medicine if needed

  • Get referrals to specialists

  • Get vaccines to stay healthy

  • Prepare for your green card medical exam

Learn more and see the Newcomers Health Program team. 

2. Check if you qualify

You are eligible for the refugee health screening if you:

  • Live in the City and County of San Francisco, San Mateo County, or Marin County, and
  • You were recently approved one of these statuses from the U.S. government: 
    • Asylum
    • Refugee
    • Victim of Trafficking
    • Humanitarian Parole

3. Fill out the health screening referral form

If you are eligible for the refugee health screening, fill out the Newcomers Health Program online referral form. 

Special cases

Find health services for newly arrived asylum seekers

Find health services for newly arrived asylum seekers

If you do not have approved asylum status yet, you may still get help connecting to healthcare. Visit Asylum Seeker Health Services.

Find a refugee health clinic outside of SF near you

Find a refugee health clinic outside of SF near you

Refugee health screenings are offered in 14 counties in California. For one near you outside of San Francisco, visit CDPH Office of Refugee Health. 

Get help

San Francisco Health Network

Family Health Center @ ZSFG
Newcomers Health Program
995 Potrero Avenue
5th Floor, Room 518
San Francisco, CA 94110

Mon to Fri, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

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CLOSED on San Francisco City Holidays                       

 

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Last updated February 8, 2024