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Breastfeeding

Casey Health Center: 1200 N. Howard Street - 703.746.4886 

Main Office: 4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4996 

Breastfeeding information and counseling is available at the Casey Health Center and Main Office locations for Alexandria Health Department clients. Services include free manual breast pumps, and loan of electric breast pumps to qualified mothers. Please contact us for more information.   


Child Health Clinic

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4940 

The Child Health Clinic provides preventative health services for infants and children through age 5, and physicals for day care and school entrace through age 11.  

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: Newborns/Sick Infants and Children are seen if you arrive between the hours of 8 to 9:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: Well Baby exams are in the afternoons (by appointment only) between the hours of 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The first and third Monday of each month, the Child Health Clinic starts at 1:00 p.m.  

Please call to schedule an appointment.  


Communicable Disease Surveillance   

4480 King Street, Fourth Floor - 703.746.4951 

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Family Planning

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4922 

The Family Planning clinic offers services to women interested in preconceptual planning or a method of birth control. Program offers complete gynecological services, including lab work, pelvic examination, pap smear and breast examination. Selected birth control methods are also provided.

The Family Planning clinic hours are as follows:

  • Monday:  1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday:  7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday:  7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday:  1 p .m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday:  7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Call 703.746.4888 to schedule an appointment.    


HIV/AIDS Services

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4976 

HIV Counseling and Testing: 

Free, confidential HIV rapid testing is available at the Main Office location. No appointments or eligibility requirements are needed.

  •  Wednesday: 1 to 3 p.m.
  •  Thursday: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

To find a HIV testing site near you, you can also visit:  www.hivtest.org.  

Casey Health Center: 1200 N. Howard Street - 703.746.4886 

  • Primary Medical Care/Case Management: Comprehensive Services for persons with HIV/AIDS, including medical care, health guidance, dental services, nutrition counseling and supplements. Please call for more information.
  • Care Clinic/Dental Clinic for Persons Living with HIV: By appointment only by calling a member of the Casey Management Team at the Casey Health Center. Restricted to Alexandria residents.
  • ADAP - AIDS Drug Assistance Program: Income eligible people with HIV infection can receive designated drugs at no cost. This program provides selective prescriptions for HIV infection at no cost. Please call for more information.

For more resources in the Northern Virginia community, please visit the: NOVA Regional Commission HIV Services 

Please see below for "Rainbow Tuesdays Clinic" 


Immunization Clinic

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4980 

The Alexandria Health Department offers routine immunizations for infants, teens and adults. Walk-in and appointment-only clinics are both available.

Please bring all immunization records and insurance cards with you and present them at time of registration. 

CDC - Vaccines - Immunization Schedules for Parents (English and En Español) 

Immunization Clinic Hours:  

Walk-In Clinics:  

  • Monday: 8 to 11 a.m. (serving the first 20 patients to arrive)
  • Monday: 2 to 6 p.m. (serving the first 25 patients to arrive)

Remaining Clinic Days are by Appointment Only (call 703.746.4888): 

  • Tuesday: 8 to 11 a.m. 
  • Tuesday: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
  • Wednesday: 8 to 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday: 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Note: TB skin testing is NOT performed on Thursdays)
  • Friday: 8 to 11 a.m.

Adults (19 years of age and older) only:  

  • There is a charge for some adult vaccines.
  • Adults needing only a TB skin test or TB risk assessment only, please refer to the TB Clinic section for times of testing.
  • Adults needing immunizations and TB skin testing or TB risk assessment, please refer to the immunization clinic hours above.

Please note that the safe administration of vaccines is our paramount concern. Before walk-in clinic exceeds our ability to safely provide vaccines, we will close registration for vaccines and will suggest a future walk-in date or schedule an appointment for you for your vaccinations. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and appreciate your understanding.

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Lead in Children

Child Health, 4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4940

Children who are already enrolled in Child Health services are screened for lead levels. For questions about screening of other children, call Child Health at the number above.


Nutrition Services/WIC

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4998 

The WIC program provides vouchers for nutritious food, nutrition counseling and health information to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and for infants and children up to the age of 5 years. All services are by appointment only. 

Nutrition counseling is available on a limited basis to other Health Department clients.

Health and nutrition programs are also available for educational and nonprofit groups in the community (depending on staff availability).


OB/GYN Services

Casey Health Center: 1200 N. Howard Street - 703.746.4820 

Offers pregnancy and post-partum care and resources to income eligible women with Virginia Medicaid or no insurance.

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Pregnancy Testing

4480 King Street, Second Floor - 703.746.4922 

Walk-in pregnancy testing hours are as follows:

  •  Monday:  10 a.m. to 12 pm. and 1 to 6 p.m.
  •  Tuesday:  8 a.m. to12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.
  •  Wednesday:  8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
  •  Thursday: 1 to 4 p.m.
  •  Friday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.

There is no residency requirement.  There is usually a small charge; free for teens.


Rainbow Tuesdays Clinic 

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4986 or text 571.214.9617 

Rainbow Tuesday Clinic Serving Gay, Bisexual and Trans, Queer and Same Gender Loving Men. FREE, walk-in Sexually Transmitted Infection testing and treatment, HIV rapid testing, Hepatitis B immunizations and referrals.   

Rainbow Tuesday Clinic hours : Every Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m.


Refugee Services

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4960 

Services include tuberculosis screening, health history of newly arrived refugees into the country, and referral to other health, mental health or social services in the City.

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STI Clinic

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4846 

Free confidential information and treatment of Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STI). No appointment is necessary, and there are no residency restrictions.

  •  STI Walk-in Clinic Hours: Wednesdays - 4 to 6 p.m.

Please see above for "Rainbow Tuesdays Clinic" information. 


Tuberculosis (TB)

4480 King Street, 2nd Floor - 703.746.4960 

The TB Clinic provides evaluation, treatment and preventive treatment programs for tuberculosis (TB).

Walk-in TB risk assessment and TB testing FOR ADULTS ONLY (19 years of age and older; children must attend the Immunization Clinic) is offered at the on the following day:

  •  Tuesdays - 8 to 11 a.m.

There is a charge for this service.  For all other services, please call to make an appointment.

Related Links: 

US Centers for Disease Control
VA Department of Health
World Health Organization
American Lung Association 

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4480 King Street
Alexandria, VA, 22302
703.746.4996
Fax: 703.746.4938
E-mail 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thursday Mornings