Health Department

As part of the Virginia Department of Health’s Three Rivers District, the King William County Health Department offers an array of health related services to local citizens. Our mission is to achieve and maintain optimum personal and community health by emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention, and environmental protection. The three staff members who are assigned full time to the King William office, along with five additional staff members who coordinate their duties with several other offices in the district, provide the wide range of services listed below.

Health Care Services  
Other Health Services  
Environmental ServicesWest Nile Virus

Question concerning H1N1, please visit the VDH website www.vdh.virginia.gov/LHD/threeriv

You may also call VDH Public Inquiry Center at 1-877-ASK-VDH3 or send questions to us via email at http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/epidemiology/DiseasePrevention/H1N1/AskVDH.asp

Health Care Services

Pregnancy Testing – counseling, referral

Family planning (by appointment)

Immunization (required for school, free; others, minimal charge; international immunizations no longer offered). Each of our 10 HDs offers immunizations by appointment.

STD counseling, screening, examination, diagnosis, treatment, and followup.

HIV/AIDS testing, prevention education, case management, and Primary Care (in collaboration with Eastern Virginia Medical School)

TB screening, testing & follow-up services

Communicable Disease outbreak investigation , treatment, referrals, prevention of further outbreaks.

Rabies titers and pre-exposure vaccinations, post-exposure followup.

Health promotion consultation and programs

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition services.

Breast/cervical cancer education and detection.

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction – targeted screening and counseling, and referral

Preconceptual health

Gynecology – limited services

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Other Health Services

Lead screening – testing, referral, followup (Environmental Health Specialist assists with abatement)

Pre-Admission nursing home screenings

Children’s Dental Clinic in Richmond County

Resource Mothers (pregnant teens and their children to age 2)

Sickle Cell and other genetic disease counseling

Infant Safety Seat Program (car seats)

Family Assessment and Planning Teams

Community Health Education (schools, senior centers, service groups, etc.)

School Programs – family life education, general health, personal hygiene, and nurtition education

Head Start physicals (preschool indigent children)

Preschool Physicals (indigent 4-5 years old)

EPSDT (Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment) in conjunction with preschool physicals

Children With Special Care Needs (CSHCN)

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Environmental Services

On-site sewage disposal permits

Well permits

Restaurant/food service permits and inspection

Food service sanitation training (with Extension Service)

Marina inspection

Swimming pool and tourist establishment inspection

Complaint investigation

Rabies investigation

A fixed fee is charged for some environmental health services.

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Contact Information

The Health Department offices are located in the Leroy T. McAllister Human Services Building at 172 Courthouse Lane, near the County’s administrative office complex.
Phone: (804) 769-4988
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Headquarters Office:
Three Rivers Health District
P.O. Box 415
Saluda, VA 23149
Phone: 804-758-2381
Fax: 804-758-4828
EHS: 804-758-0330

District Health Director: Dr. W.T Tweel

F.O.I.A Contact: Three Rivers District
Phone: 804-758-2381
Fax: 804-758-4828
Email: lynn.buehler@vdh.virginia.gov

Information regarding vital records, health alerts and statewide healthcare initiatives is available on the website for the Virginia Department of Health at www.vdh.state.va.us.

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