Health Department

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.
703-246-2411 TTY 711
10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030
Gloria Addo-Ayensu, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of Health

Maternal and Child Health

A smiling mom holds up a babyWomen who see a health care professional early and regularly during their pregnancy have healthier babies. They also are less likely to deliver their babies too early and are less likely to have other serious problems related to pregnancy.

Get care during your pregnancy to increase your chance of having a safe pregnancy and giving your baby a healthy start. Call a Fairfax County Health Department clinic to make an appointment and learn more about maternal and child health services for residents of Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church.

Maternal Health Services

Child Health Services

Information for Families

Infant Formula Updates

On December 30, 2023, Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition announced a voluntarily recall of select batches of 12.6 and 19.8 oz. cans of Nutramigen powder infant formula due to possible Conobacter sakazkii contamination. 

See detailed information about this recall. 

Taking folic acid vitamins every day is one way a woman can lower her chance of having a baby with brain or spine birth defects. Even if you do not plan to have a baby, preconception health can help you stay healthy. Learn more on CDC’s preconception health website.

Food Resources in Fairfax County

A variety of food resources for individuals and families are available throughout the county. See:

More Resources

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