The Cardiovascular Health Program executes state-level actions to prevent and control heart disease, diabetes, obesity and other related risk factors.
Help Me Grow District of Columbia (HMG DC) promotes healthy development for children and to support healthy birth for pregnant mothers in the District of Columbia.
Learn more about the vaccine for Hepatitis A and B.
Learn about animal Hobby Permits and how to apply for them.
Learn about Home Care Ageny licensing, regulations and oversight.
Select here to view the Hospice Directory.
Learn about hospital licensing, regulations, inspections and how to file a complaint.
Learn about immunization resources and programs.
The DC Department of Health offers programs that provide services to parents and children in their own homes.
Find information, resources and reporting instructions on a range of infectious diseases, including Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs).
DC Health's Institutional Review Board for Public Health (IRBPH) protects the rights and welfare of human research subjects recruited to participate in research activities or data collected on human subjects conducted under the auspices of the Department of Health.
The Intermediate Care Facilities Division (ICFD) licenses group homes for persons with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities residing in the District of Columbia.
Licensed intermediate care facilities are available for those with intellectual disabilities, providing a home-like environment that offers the necessary staff, programs, support services and equipment for their care and habilitation.
The DC 30/ J-1 Waiver encourages international medical graduates to practice in underserved areas of the District for three years in exchange for a waiver of the J-1 visa home residency requirement.
See a list of Licensing Boards that review application packages and determine license eligibility.
Things you can do for a healthier liver, and a list of herbs linked to liver damage.
Information and resources about HIV to share and consider with your treating physician as part of your disease management plan.