Child Development Clinic | Dental | CDC| Family Planning | HIV/AIDS Testing | Immunization | Infant & Toddler Connection of Central VA | Maternity | Pregnancy Tests | STD Testing and Treatment | TB Screening | Well Child Clinic | WIC Nutrition and Supplemental Food Progam
The Central Virginia Child Development Clinic is housed in the Lynchburg Health Department. It is one of 11 Child Development Clinics across Virginia funded through the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to provide services to children with special health care needs. A multidisciplinary team consisting of a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Social Worker, Education Specialist and Psychologists provide developmental, educational and behavioral assessments of children from birth through 21 years of age. This site also provides testing for autism, educational consultation, developmental disability waiver screenings, case management, an ADHD medication management clinic and short term counseling services. This team provides services to families in the following geographic areas: Cities of Bedford, Charlottesville and Lynchburg. Counties: Albemarle, Amherst, Amelia, Appomattox, Bedford, Buckingham, Campbell, Cumberland, Luneburg, Nelson, Nottoway and Prince Edward. Referrals may be made by families, physicians, schools, FAPT, counselors and other community and professional agencies by calling the clinic. All charges are based on income level and size of the family. Medicaid and FAMIS are accepted as well as most insurance.
Phone: 434 947-2030
FAX: 434 947-2839
Email the director: Gail.Briceland@vdh.virginia.gov
In collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health’s Division of Surveillance and Investigation (DSI), we provide surveillance, investigation, and follow up of communicable diseases that are reportable by medical providers and laboratories.
• Community outreach, education, and in-services trainings
• Sexually transmitted disease (STD) treatment, counseling and referral
• Childhood and adult immunizations, counseling and referral
• Initial health assessment of all newly arriving immigrants with refugee or asylum status through the Virginia Newcomers Health Program. (VNHP)
Haley Phillips, District Epidemiologist
(434) 947-2692 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Dental care for children
Based on income
Virginia Department of Health Division of Dental Health
Birth control methods are provided as part of yearly exam. Visit also includes Pap test, breast exam, screening for STDs, health education and counseling.
Teens and women of childbearing age
Based on income.
The National Women’s Health Information Center
Confidential testing and counseling for HIV and AIDS,
No charge for routine tesing
For clinic times:
Toll-free to have questions answered by trained counselors:
Virginia HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis Hotline
(800) 533-4148, Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00 p.m.
Virginia Department of Health Division of HIV, STD and Pharmacy Services
The immunization program in Central Virginia provides the following services to the community:
Immunizations are offered to infants, children, adolescents and adults. No appointment is needed for routine immunizations. The health department also offers immunizations for immigrants and travelers.
No appointment is needed for routine immunizations. Immigration patients and travelers seeking immunizations are REQUIRED to have an appointment. Please note immigration services and travel health immunizations are ONLY offered at the Lynchburg Health Department. Please contact each health department for immunization hours.
Please contact the health department business office regarding charges for immunizations. The health departments in Central Virginia participate with some major insurance carriers. If charges are applicable they are required to be paid at time of services. Most payment options are accepted.
Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule
School and Day-Care Immunization Requirements
Travel Health Information
General Vaccination Information
The Infant & Toddler Connection provides supports and services for children birth to three years of age and their families so that families can help their child learn during everyday activities and routines. For most children and families services are provided in the home but can also be provided at other places in the community such as child care centers. If you would like further information please contact Gail Briceland at 434-947-2888 or email@example.com. Infant & Toddler Connection of Central VA serves the areas of Appomattox, Amherst, Bedford City & County, Campbell County and Lynchburg City.
Pregnancy care includes:
Pregnant teens and women who live in Bedford County/Bedford City
For more information and to make an appointment:
Pregnancy tests, Counseling, Referral
Any female who thinks she may be pregnant
The National Women’s Health Information Center:
Confidential counseling, diagnosis and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
No charge for routine testing/treatment. Non-routine test or medications may have a charge.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Facts & Information
Screenings and skin tests to detect possible exposure to tuberculosis
Children, teens and adults
There is a fee for the TB assessment and placement of the skin test.
**There are no skin tests placed on Thursday/Friday.**
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Questions and Answers About TB” http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/tb/faqs/qa.htm
Physical and developmental assessment at regular intervals. Health education for parents. School required immunizations are provided.
Infants and young children
Based on income
WIC stands for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.
The goal of the program is to improve the health of pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children (under 5 years) through better nutrition and access to health care. The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and operated in Virginia through the Virginia Department of Health.
To be eligible for the WIC Program, applicants must meet categorical, residential, income and nutrition risk requirements.
To apply, you will need to bring some information to the WIC appointment:
“HealthBites” offers healthy eating tips and recipes for families with young children.