Health Dept. Programs and Services
The TTY phone number for all Health Department offices is
711 unless otherwise noted.
ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE - Administered by the Fairfax County Health Department, ADHC operates five centers in Fairfax County for individuals who need support during the day due to physical and/or cognitive impairments, including all types of dementia.
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.
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.
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
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 - Services 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.
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.