Communicable Disease Program
Focuses on investigation, follow-up and prevention of contagious diseases that pose a risk to the community. (757) 382-8721
Caregiver’s Support Group
Serves adults who are caring for an adult family member or friend. A Public Health Nurse facilitator leads the support groups which are held at varying times throughout the month. (757) 382-8653
Child Safety Seat Program
Provides car seats for those Chesapeake residents who meet financial and program criteria.
Every Woman’s Life “EWL” – Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
Provides free mammograms and Pap tests for eligible women. (757) 382-8658 or (757) 382-8710
FAMIS is Virginia’s health insurance program for uninsured children. FAMIS Plus is Virginia’s name for children’s Medicaid. Both provide quality health care for children. If your children qualify, they will be enrolled in either FAMIS or FAMIS Plus based on your household size and income. For more information call (757) 382-8684 or go to https://www.virginia.gov/services/apply-for-famis/
FAMIS MOMS and Medicaid for Pregnant Women provide complete health care including dental coverage for women when they are expecting a baby. Good health care during pregnancy is important for you and your baby. Getting early and regular prenatal care increases the likelihood for a healthy birth outcome. https://www.coverva.org/programs_moms.cfm
Health Education Seminars
Organizations may requiest educational programs on a variety of health related topics.
Public Health Nurses and other professionals participate in community health fairs. Blood pressure screening, health education displays and a variety of other services are available.
Pre-admission Screenings for Adults and Children
Evaluates individuals for nursing home placement and makes referrals for other community based services. (757) 382-8705
Chesapeake Health Department accepts volunteers to supplement and support our staff. If you would like to learn more information regarding volunteer opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (757) 382-8719
Fees may be charged for certain services.
Please bring an ID with you.
Please do not bring children that are not being seen for services with you to the clinic.
Please call the Great Bridge clinic at (757)382-8631 or (757)382-8632 if you need additional information.