Communicable Disease Services

Communicable Disease Investigations including:

  • Foodborne Illness Investigations
  • Vaccine-preventable Disease Investigations

 Tuberculosis

  • Tuberculosis risk assessment and skin testing:

    A risk assessment will be done to determine the indication for a skin test. Individuals must return in 48-72 hours for skin tests to be read.

    Skin tests are placed:
    Monday, 1-4 p.m.
    Tuesday 9-11 a.m.

    Skin Tests read:
    Thursday, 9-11 a.m.

    No appointment necessary. No services available the first Thursday of the month.

  • Tuberculosis Treatment and Follow-up
  • Tuberculosis Contact Investigations
  • Education for individuals and the community
  • Disease-specific counseling
  • Community Resource Referrals

HIV Testing and Counseling

Medication assistance for protease inhibitors, antiretrovirals, etc., is available based on eligibility criteria through the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) administered by the Virginia Department of Health.

  • Walk-in clinic held Monday 1-4 p.m., Tuesday 9-11 a.m., and Thursday 9-11 a.m.. There are no services the first Thursday of the month.
  • Free confidential testing and counseling by a registered nurse.
  • Anonymous testing sites can be accessed by calling the Virginia Department of Health AIDS Hotline at 1-800-533-4148.
    For more information, call (804) 748-1975.

Sexually Transmitted Disease Services (STD, STI, VD)

  • Clinics available by appointment or limited walk-in basis. Clinic hours are:
    • Every Friday morning beginning at 8 a.m.
    • 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoons beginning at 1 p.m.
  • Medical services including diagnosis and treatment available.
  • Education and counseling.

For more information on sexually transmitted diseases, call (804) 748-1975.