The Chickahominy Health District offers a variety of services to protect public health and the environment. For additional information on services, or to schedule an appointment please contact your local health department. For a complete listing of schedule of services please select your locality: Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, New Kent
The goal of WIC 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 provides screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social service agencies, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support as well as supplemental nutritious foods. To be eligible for the WIC Program, applicants must meet categorical, residential, income and nutrition risk requirements. Click here to find out if you’re eligible for WIC. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call (804) 365-4320.
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Immunizations services are available at each site. We also offer immunizations that are required for entry into school, which includes Tdap boosters for entry to the 6th grade. Clinics for influenza and pneumonia immunizations are provided during autumn months and adult immunizations for tetanus, Hepatitis B, and other routine immunizations are provided throughout the year. A helpful website is: immunize.org. At the health department we offer immunizations for all ages. We give immunizations for school entry as well as vaccines for international travel. We also have flu, pneumonia and zoster vaccines available. Find out more by calling your local health department.
Family Planning clinics are available at each site. Services include a physical exam, a pap smear, a check for sexually transmitted diseases, a discussion of birth control, treatment of minor vaginal disorders and the contraceptive method of choice. Services are available by sliding fee scale.