DC Health

DC Agency Top Menu

-A +A
Bookmark and Share


Animal services icon

To help residents comply with the law, the Animal Disease Prevention Division offers annual free vaccination clinics throughout the District.

Children and youth services

The Vaccines for Children Program is part of the DC Department of Health Immunization Program and provides vaccines free of charge to providers with eligible patients.

Training and professional certification service icon

Learn about the regulations surrounding veterinarian licensing, apply for a license or renewal, search for a vet, or review the licensing status of a vet.

Permits, licensing and certification service icon

The District of Columbia’s Veterinary Medical Officer conducts initial and annual inspections of veterinary hospitals, as well as inspections following a complaint, as needed.

 Official documents and records
Vital statistics folder

Vital Records collects, preserves and administers DC's system of birth and death records.

Social services icon

Learn about volunteer opportunities available from the partners of DOH's HIVAIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration (HAHSTA).

grants funding icon
Washington, DC Planning Commisssion on Health and HIV

Washington, DC Regional Planning Commission on Health and HIV (COHAH)l plans for the comprehensive delivery of HIV/AIDS services and allocation of resources for the Eligible Metropolitan Area (EMA).

Food and nutrition service icon

WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides fresh vegetables and fruit to women, children and seniors who are nutritionally at risk and to expand the awareness and use of farmers’ market.

Food and nutrition service icon

WIC is a federally funded nutrition program that provides nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support and supplemental food to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and young children.

Children and youth service icon

The WIC Mobile Unit is a full service clinic on wheels where women, infants and children are provided nutrition assessments, nutrition education, WIC benefits, breastfeeding information and support and referrals to other social services.

Health and human services icon
President Clinton at the IAS 2012 Conference

View highlights and resources from the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference held in DC in July of 2012. 

Permits, licenses and certification service icon

The Pharmaceutical Control Division issues permits for the provision of Yellow Fever vaccinations.