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Clinical and Public Health Nursing Services 

 

 

  

  

 

 


 

Breastfeeding 
Casey Health Center: (703) 746-4886
 

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

 

  


Child Health Clinic (also see "Immunization Clinic" below)
4480 King Street, 2nd Floor 
(703) 746-4940
 

The King Street Child Health Clinic provides routine preventive health services for infants and children through age 5, and physicals for day care and school entrance through age 11. Please call for appointment.

 


Communicable Disease Surveillance
(703) 746-4951

 


Family Planning
4480 King Street, 2nd Floor 
(703) 746-4922
 

The King Street 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.

As of June 20, 2011, the new Family Planning clinic hours at King Street are as follows:

  • Monday:  1:00pm -- 6:30pm
  • Tuesday:  7:45am -- 1:00pm
  • Wednesday:  7:45am -- 3:30pm
  • Thursday:  1:00pm -- 4:30pm
  • Friday:  7:45am -- 1:00pm

Please call for appointment.

 


HIV/AIDS Services
4480 King Street, 2nd Floor -- (703) 746-4976
Casey Health Center / Case Management & ADAP (703) 746-4899
 

HIV Counseling and Testing:

Free, confidential HIV rapid testing is available at the 4480 King Street location. No appointments or eligibility requirements are needed.

Wednesday
4480 King Street
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Thursday
4480 King Street
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

 Rainbow Tuesdays Clinic
4480 King Street, 2nd Floor
(703) 746-4986

Rainbow Tuesdays Clinic is designed to provide testing and treatment for Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons. FREE, walk-in Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis testing, HIV Rapid Test counseling and testing, and Hepatitis B immunizations.   

Rainbow Tuesday Clinic hours : 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

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

To find a , you can also visit .

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.

(703) 746-4899

ADAP - AIDS Drug Assistance Program (Casey Health Center): 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.

(703) 746-4899

Primary Medical Care/Case Management (Casey Health Center): Comprehensive Services for persons with HIV/AIDS, including medical care, health guidance, dental services, nutrition counseling and supplements. Please call for more information.

(703) 746-4899

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

 


Immunization Clinic
4480 King Street
(703) 746-4980

 

Please note that the safe administration of vaccine is our paramount concern.  Before our immunization clinic exceeds the Health Department's ability to safely provide vaccines, we will close registration for vaccines and recommend the next date and time that vaccines will be offered.  We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and appreciate your understanding. 

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

Immunization Clinic hours are: 

  • Monday, 9:00am to 11:00am (12 months through 18 years -- by appointment only)
     

        Remaining Clinic Days are for Children & Adults:

  • Monday, 2:00pm to 6:00pm by appointment only (last available time is 5:40pm)
  • Tuesday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm walk-in 
  • Wednesday, 8:00am to 11:00am walk-in
     

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

** Adults (19 years of age and older) only:  

  • There is a charge for some adult vaccines.
  • Adults needing 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.
 

 


Lead in Children
Environmental Health, 4480 King Street: (703) 746-4910
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.

In certain instances, the Division of Environmental Health will perform a full environmental inspection with sampling. Please call for additional information or handouts.

 


Nutrition Services
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: (703) 746-4820

 


 

Pregnancy Testing
(703) 746-4922

 

Effective June 20, 2011, walk-in pregnancy testing hours are as follows:

  • Monday:  10:00am -- 12:00pm, and 1:00pm -- 6:00pm
  • Tuesday:  8:00am -- 12:00pm, and 1:00pm -- 4:00pm
  • Wednesday:  8:00am -- 12:00pm, and 1:00pm -- 3:00pm
  • Thursday, 1:00pm -- 4:00pm
  • Friday, 8:00am -- 12:00pm, and 1:00pm -- 4:00pm

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

 


Public Health Nurses
(703) 746-4943
 

The Health Department has a limited capacity for home visits for high risk maternal and child clientele. Please call for additional information.

 


  

Rainbow Tuesdays Clinic
4480 King Street, 2nd Floor
(703) 746-4986
 

Rainbow Tuesday Clinic is designed to provide testing and treatment for Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons. FREE, walk-in Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis testing, HIV Rapid Test counseling and testing, and Hepatitis B immunizations.  

Rainbow Tuesday Clinic hours : 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

 


 

Refugee Services
(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.

 


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 (4480 King Street): Wednesdays , 4:00 to 6:00 PM

Also, see "Rainbow Tuesdays Clinic" above. 

 


TB Clinic
4480 King Street
(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 King Street location on the following day:

  • Tuesdays -- 8:00 am to 11:00am

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

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

 


Well Child Clinic
4480 King Street, 2nd Floor -- (703) 746-4940
 

The Health Department's Well Child clinic provides routine preventive health services for infants and children through age 5, and physicals for daycare and school entrance through age 11. Please call for appointment.

 


WIC (also see "Nutrition Services")
4480 King Street, 2nd Floor
(703) 746-4998
 

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. 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. Please call for additional information.

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