Contact PEHTI


  • PEHTI contact instructions/information has changed. Please read the information below carefully and update your colleagues and records.
  • The PEHTI Bulletin may contain the information you need. Click here to access the PEHTI Bulletin on this web site ( or through the main menu by clicking Publications/Events >>then>> News/Events>>then>>[select the link to the PEHTI Bulletin] ). 

The Pennsylvania Expanded HIV Testing Initiative (PEHTI) is a statewide collaborative initiative with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH). The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) manages a separate Expanded HIV Testing Initiative for the Philadelphia County juridistiction, hence  Philadelphia providers should direct communications to PDPH.

Initial/follow-up inquiry communications on any PEHTI issues (including existing-site help requests) should be submitted through the form below which transmits email to PEHTI project associates at both PSCOM and PA DOH:

General Mailing Address (NOTE: staff at this office only handle parcel delivery):
Bureau of Communicable Diseases, DHA
Attn: PEHTI/ETI c/o Ken McGarvey
Rm. 1010 Health & Welfare Bldng | 625 Forster Street | Harrisburg, PA 17120
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Telephone(for very urgent communications):  717-473-0302  please leave a voicemail message for PEHTI if not answered immediately.
Fax: 717-772-4309 (Attn: Expanded HIV Testing)

E-Mail: Please use the web form above for a quick reply. Direct emails to individual Project Associates you may know are NOT  trackable and are therefore NOT advisable.