CHICKAHOMINY HEALTH DISTRICT
Services & Programs Overview
Surveillance and investigation of all outbreaks and reportable diseases of public health concerns, including suspected food and waterborne illness, as well as COVID-19.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE
Develops public health emergency plans, and coordinates the local response to disasters and other public health emergencies. To learn more about volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corp: www.vamrc.org.
Approves permits for wells and septic systems. Inspects hotels, motels, restaurants, schools, campgrounds, summer camps, and others that serve food to the public. Works with animal control to prevent and control rabies.
EVERY WOMAN’S LIFE (EWL)
The EWL program provides free breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services for women with low income and/or uninsured. Schedule your free mammogram and Pap test today.
FAMILY PLANNING/STI TESTING
Family planning clinics are available at each site on a sliding fee scale. Services include a physical exam, Pap smear, a check for sexually transmitted diseases, treatment of minor vaginal disorders, and providing the contraceptive method of choice.
Includes school entry vaccinations and adult vaccinations; special clinics for influenza and pneumonia immunizations, including flu and COVID-19 vaccine clinics.
A prenatal/maternity clinic is offered at each site, operating on a sliding fee scale. High-risk pregnancies and labor & delivery are managed by our hospital partners.
Facilitates local community health assessment, improvement planning and collaborates with partners to identify assets, prioritize health topics and improve health and wellbeing for all. Provides REVIVE! (opioid overdose response) training, the low income safety seat program, the Healthy Heart Ambassador program, and Mental Health First Aid training. For more information call: 804-365-3240
WIC(Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children)
Serving pregnant and postpartum women and children up to age 5, this program provides nutrition information, breastfeeding support and eWIC cards for healthy foods.
Dr. Tom Franck
Goochland Health Department
1800 Sandy Hook Road
PO Box 178
Goochland, VA 23063
WIC Program: 804-365-4335
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Health and Clinic Inquiries CHD_Inquiries@vdh.virginia.gov
Environmental Health Inquiries Chickahominy.EHSS@vdh.virginia.gov