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.
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|Environmental ServicesWest Nile Virus|
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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
Gynecology – limited 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)
On-site sewage disposal permits
Restaurant/food service permits and inspection
Food service sanitation training (with Extension Service)
Swimming pool and tourist establishment inspection
A fixed fee is charged for some environmental health services.
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.
Three Rivers Health District
P.O. Box 415
Saluda, VA 23149
District Health Director: Dr. W.T Tweel
F.O.I.A Contact: Three Rivers District
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.