See background information and court documents from medicine disciplinary actions taken against practitioners.
The Microbiology Division provides testing support which includes a microbial reference section for all sentinel hospitals in the District, food and environmental microbiology testing and the PulseNet laboratory for microbial genotyping, salmonella, E. coli and Bacillus species.
The Molecular Biology Division includes the Virology and core Molecular Biology sections.
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is a Federal program of the Health Resources and Services Administration that provides scholarships and loan repayment to primary care providers practicing at approved sites located in/or serving Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) throughout the United States.
The DC Board of Medicine regulates and provides applications packets and resources for Naturopathic Physicians.
The DC Needle Exchange Program (DC NEX) keeps our communities safe by stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS and connecting people to the health services they need.
New License Application for Manufacturers, Distributors, and Wholesalers
All babies should be screened at birth for metabolic and hearing problems so that they can get the services they need as early as possible.
In addition to federal grants, DOH also receives funds from private organizations. These are not considered grants, but donations and the process is monitored carefully by the Office of the City Administrator and a Donation Manager appointed by the Mayor.
Health Regulations Licensing Administration is mandated to license Nurse Staffing Agencies.
The Nutrition and Physical Fitness Bureau works to improve access to healthy, affordable food and increase opportunities for active living.
The Department of Health offers a number of programs to help DC residents to choose and get the foods they need to be healthy.
The Bureau of Cancer and Chronic Disease (BCCD) is committed to a range of strategies that promote healthy eating, physical activity, and living well with chronic conditions for all DC residents.
The District of Columbia Department of Health collaborates with the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
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The School Based Oral Health Program provides preventive oral health services to DC Public Schools (DCPS), DC Public Charter Schools (DCPCS) elementary school students and Head Start Centers/Early Child Learning Centers who presented their signed parental consent forms.
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This platform supports the District’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (DC PDMP) and transfers data into Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), and Pharmacy Management Systems. DC Health covers the licensing fees associated with the integration servi
Improving perinatal health outcomes starts with every community understanding its health risks and its role. To achieve this goal, DC Health’s comprehensive approach works to ensure the following priorities: