***COVID 19 UPDATES***
COVID-19 Guidances and Best Practices
For the most up to date information on the District's response to COVID-19, including information on best practices, licensure waivers, and recommended guidelines, go to coronavirus.dc.gov.
Due to ongoing efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately, the Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) is implementing a 100% telework policy and will be available for mail services only.
Walk In Services
UPDATED: The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) Processing Center will be open to the public by appointment only on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting on May 20, 2021, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. The online appointment scheduler is http://appts.dcvsims.com
Individuals may also call the Processing Center at 1 (877) 672-2174 to get an update on their pending application.In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all Health Professional Board meetings are currently held virtually. Please check each board's respective website for information on when the next meeting will take place.If you are already in contact with a Health Licensing Specialist (HLS), please forward any documents to said HLS via email.
The DC Department of Health has a number of programs to ensure a coordinated system of health care for DC residents. Below please find links to health care facilites and DOH programs that establish and maintain health care facilities in DC.
- Find a Health Facility
- DC Federally Qualified Health Centers [PDF]
- Primary Care Health Centers [PDF]
- List of Hospitals
- STD Clinic
- TB Clinic
Health Facilities Licensing and Regulation
- Certificate of Need
- Enforcement Actions
- File a Complaint
- Health Care Facility Directories
- Health Care Facility Licensing
- Heath Care Facility Inspection Reports
- Health Care Facility Regulations
- Pharmaceutical Control
- Radiation Protection
Provider Recruitment and Retention
- DC Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)
- DC 30/J1 Waiver Program
- National Health Services Corps