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Administrative Services

Our administrative division manages the business activities of the Health Department. It oversees all financial, human resources and procurement activities, and works with state and city offices to handle facility management and IT services. This division also oversees all clinic patient registration, eligibility, record management and fee collections. It also assists in vital record requests, like birth and death certificates.

Accounts Payable

Call 703.746.4909 for information about unpaid invoices for goods and services. If you need to mail an invoice, send it here:

  • Alexandria Health Department
    Attention: Accounts Payable
    4480 King Street
    Alexandria, Virginia 22302

Birth / Death Certificates

Certified copies of death certificates are available to eligible family members at our Main Office. You can get birth certificates from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) or Office Vital Records or other sites. Call 703.746.4991 or visit alexandriava.gov/86486 for more information.

Eligibility of Services

Some of our services have eligibility rules that determine who can get Health Department services. Usually, these rules relate to what county the patient lives in, how big or how much money the patient's family makes. Call 703.746.4915 and our eligibility staff will work with you to determine what you qualify for.

No one will be denied access to care because of their inability to pay. 

Employment Opportunities

The Health Department hires positions funded by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), City of Alexandria and a few grants. Majority of our positions are VDH positions.

To view and apply for a position: 

Read the position details completely before applying. We will only review and accept applications submitted online through the above websites. We can not accept paper copies of resumes or applications. All positions require a background check.

Internships / Volunteering

Sometimes, the Health Department uses contractors, volunteers, and interns to fulfill needs on a temporary basis. 

  • Contractors are hired through eVA.
  • Volunteer opportunities are available through the Medical Reserve Corps. Visit alexandriava.gov/MedicalReserve for more information.
  • Intern and practicum requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis by Human Resources and a supervisor. Call 703.746.4902 for more information. 

Patient Billing 

Not all Health Department services are free, and some are billed based on a sliding income scale. This means that the less fortunate will sometimes pay less. If you have any questions about a bill you received, call 703.746.4950.

Please send payments for services to: 

  • Alexandria Health Department
    Attention: Accounts Receivable
    4480 King Street
    Alexandria, Virginia 22302

Please do not send cash. Depending on the service, we charge $35 or $50 for a return check fee.

Permit Billing

Health permits are billed through the Environmental Health Division. Call 703.746.4910 or visit alexandriava.gov/EnvironmentalHealth for more information.

Phone Numbers

  • 703.746.4909 - Accounts Payable
  • 703.746.4888 - Appointments (for most patients)
  • 703.746.4991 - Birth / Death Certificates
  • 703.746.4915 - Eligibility (for patients)
  • 703.746.4902 - Human Resources
  • 703.746.4912 - Human Resources Fax
  • 703.746.4950 - Billing (for patients)
  • 703.746.4910 - Billing (for permits)
  • 703.746.4812 - Registration