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Learn about the licensing, inspection and regulations regarding Group Homes for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (GHPID).

HAACP Guidance Document

HACCP Renewal Submission Guidance Document

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Sign up to receive the latest health alerts and food recalls.

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The DC Department of Health has a number of programs to ensure a coordinated system of health care for DC residents. 

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The District of Columbia Department of Health licenses and certifies health care facilities for compliance with state and federal health and safety standards.

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The DC Department of Health offers programs across a variety of health care services affecting health care professionals, patients and DC residents.

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Health Education is any combination of learning experiences designed to help individuals and communities to improve their health, by increasing knowledge or influencing attitudes.

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Just because you have health insurance does not mean you are not eligible for the DC AIDS Drug Assistance Program (DC ADAP).

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Find information about licensing, certification and programs targeting health professionals.

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Find official documents containing Health Regulations and Licensing Reports.

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Find specific instructions on how to apply for eligibility for Hearing Aid Dealers Licensing.

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The Cardiovascular Health Program executes state-level actions to prevent and control heart disease, diabetes, obesity and other related risk factors. 

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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.

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Find information, resources, service locations and training opportunities related to Hepatitis A, B and C.

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Learn more about the vaccine for Hepatitis A and B.

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Confidential and/or anonymous testing for exposure to HIV—the virus that causes AIDS—is available at several locations across the city.

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Learn more about HIV/ AIDS and the services and resources we provide.
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Learn about animal Hobby Permits and how to apply for them.

Permits, Licenses and Certifications

Learn about Home Care Ageny licensing, regulations and oversight.