Health Department

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administration office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location. COVID-19 call center hours are Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm.

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10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

Gloria Addo-Ayensu, M.D., M.P.H.,
Director of Health

Find an immunization

Get your child's immunizations up to date! Little boy giving a thumbs up. Locations to receive recommended child and adolescent immunizations are available throughout the Fairfax Health District, including at many pharmacies and groceries that have pharmacies.

If you have questions, don’t hesitate to check with your child’s school or health care provider for specific vaccination attendance requirements. School and daycare immunization requirements are available from the Virginia Department of Health.

Don't delay, make sure your children are up to date on their childhood and school required immunizations as soon as possible.

1Contact your healthcare provider. 

Parents and caregivers are urged to reach out to their pediatrician or family physician. Many providers require an appointment, don't delay, schedule it today. 

In addition to ensuring immunizations are up to date, families are encouraged to catch-up on routine medical care they might have missed during the pandemic. This includes physicals, dental appointments, vision screenings, routine vaccinations, and more.

2Schedule an appointment with the Health Department.

The Fairfax County Health Department is offering immunizations to all Fairfax County students regardless of if they have had vaccines in the past, are new to the country, or just need a follow up to be up to date.

Appointments are required, call 703-246-7100. Appointments are available during regular clinic hours.

At your appointment, bring the following items:

Parents who are unable to bring their child to an immunization clinic during the work day may send their child with a responsible adult who is over the age of 18 and can give permission for the vaccination on behalf of the parent. 

Please note: everyone ages 2 years and older must wear a mask while inside Health Department clinic sites.

Appointments are limited, call today!

3Schedule an appointment at a school-based clinic.

The Fairfax County Health Department is working with Fairfax County Public schools to host immunization clinics for for 6th – 12th grade students. You may be contacted by the Health Department about school-based clinics or you may call to schedule an appointment. Immunizations are provided for free. 

Please note, only the following three immunizations will be offered at these clinics. Your child may still need additional immunizations that are required to attend school

  • Meningococcal Conjugate (MenACWY) Vaccine: The first dose should be administered prior to entering 7th grade. The final dose should be administered prior to entering 12th grade.  For related information, see Vaccine (Shot) for Meningococcal Disease
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine:  A complete series of two doses of HPV vaccine is required for students entering the 7th grade. The first dose shall be administered before the child enters the 7th grade. For related information, see: HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention.
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, & Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine: All children should receive one dose of Tdap vaccine prior to entering 7th grade. For related information, see: Tdap Vaccine Information
Check back for future dates or call 703-246-7100 to schedule an appointment at a Health Department clinic.

4Find a clinic in the community.

Inova Cares Clinics

Inova Cares Clinic for Families serve as medical homes for patients of all ages who qualify for Medicaid, FAMIS, Inova’s Financial Assistance Program, or are uninsured. Learn more. 

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