Health Dept. Programs and Services
The TTY phone number for all Health Department offices is
711 unless otherwise noted
ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE - Five sites offer a variety of services for impaired adults who do not need institutionalization but cannot live independently. The multi-disciplinary program helps them achieve an optimal level of health, prevents further disabilities, and provides respite for family members and caregivers.
ANIMAL BITES - A bite or other exposure to an animal which might have rabies may require medical treatment. Report all such exposures to the Police Department's Animal Control Services at 703-691-2131 and the Health Department at 703-246-2433 during normal business hours (or 571-274-2296 after hours, weekends, and holidays.)
BIRTH CERTIFICATES / DEATH CERTIFICATES (VITAL RECORDS) - Local and state information.
- Find the most recent Fairfax County Communicable Disease Summary Report.
- HIV/AIDS SERVICES
- SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (STD)
COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE NETWORK - Three centers offer primary health care services for low income, uninsured county residents who cannot afford medical care for themselves and their families, based on income eligibility.
- South County Enrollment Office -703-704-5333
- Bailey's Enrollment Office -703-237-3446
- North County Enrollment Office -703-689-2180
DENTAL - Comprehensive and preventive services are offered to income eligible children and adolescent residents of Fairfax County. Call 703-246-7100 or visit the dental web page for information about services
- Adult Immunizations.- Recommended Schedule.
- Childhood Immunizations - Routine childhood immunizations are provided at no charge to children from birth to age 18, and to age 21 for students in public school.
- International Travel - Immunizations and consultation for foreign travel are provided on a fee for service basis by appointment at the Joseph Willard Health Center and the Mount Vernon District Office. Learn more about international travel from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.
INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - Do you have concerns about your baby's development? Contact us, early intervention and services can make a difference. Additional information is available on our infant development information page.
PRENATAL CARE - Prenatal care is offered for income-eligible clients through the second trimester; third trimester care is provided at Fairfax Hospital.
PREGNANCY TESTING - Pregnancy testing, counseling and referral is available. There is a fee for pregnancy testing.
PLAN FIRST FAMILY PLANNING HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM - Free family planning servcies that includes birth control for eligible people.
SPEECH AND HEARING SERVICES - Serrvices offered at three locations. Hearing tests and hearing aid evaluations provided for any age county resident. Speech-language screening, evaluations and therapy when appropriate. Stroke Club meetings for stroke survivors 703-246-7120. For more information please visit the Speech and hearing web page.
SKINDEEP TATTOO REMOVAL PROGRAM- The purpose of the Skindeep Tattoo Removal program is to remove gang related tattoos from area youth.
WIC PROGRAM - The Women, Infant & Children ("WIC") program is a federally funded supplemental food program for pregnant, postpartum or nursing women, infants, or children under five years of age. Clients must meet income and geographic eligibility requirements and be at nutritional risk.