Infants, Children, and Teens

Infants

Family Home Visiting

Evidence-based and evidence-informed home visiting is a voluntary early childhood strategy that can enhance parenting and promote the growth and…
  Safe Sleep Virginia 

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the leading cause of death for babies 1 month old until 1 year old in Virginia and nationwide…

VaCares Birth Defects Surveillance

The Virginia Congenital Anomalies Reporting and Education System (VaCARES) is a registry of children under age two with birth defects.…

  Critical Congenital Heart Disease

In addition to dried-blood spot screening tests, the Newborn Screening Program provides education for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) pulse oximetry screening.…

Dried Blood Spot Newborn Screening

Know your baby’s result! Knowing your baby’s newborn screening result can make a difference in his/her health. The mission of…

  Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

The goal of the Virginia Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program is to identify congenital hearing loss in children before…

Women Infants and Children | WIC

The Virginia WIC Program WIC stands for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children…

Children

  Bright Futures

healthyfuturesva.com is your source for up-to-date children’s health information…

  Healthy Child Care

The goal of the Healthy Child Care Virginia program is to promote the healthy development of all children in child care, including those with …

Provider Development | Project SEED

Purpose To prevent and reduce the risk factors associated with adversity in early childhood environments; reinforce healthful behaviors by improving…
 
The Virginia Department of Health collaborates with the Virginia Department of Education to promote the health of school age children…
 

Virginia Statewide Parent Coalition

The Virginia State Parent Education Coalition was organized in July 2005 by the Virginia Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (VECCS) state…
  Child and Adult Care Food Program

CACFP provides year-round supplemental federal funding to eligible child care, family day care, Headstart, at-risk after school care, emergency shelter and adult care centers. This funding…

Teens

Adolescent Health

Empowering adolescents to achieve and maintain optimal health, and identify pillars of support & resources…

Reproductive Health

The Virginia Department of Health’s Comprehensive Reproductive Health Unit aims to provide reproductive health programs and resources for all Virginians…

Family Planning 

Family planning services and education help you and your partner decide if and when to have children. The Abstinence Education…

Healthy Living

In 1952, the Town of Fries and the City of Lynchburg were the first communities to begin water fluoridation in…

Oral Health

Improving the oral health of all of Virginia’s citizens. Oral health is an integral part of overall health throughout your…

Violence Prevention

Youth violence and bullying are major public health issues for individuals, families, and communities. Both are complex problems which, over…
Suicide Prevention

The Suicide Prevention Program coordinates statewide training for school personnel, human service providers, faith communities and others on suicide prevention…

Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention

The Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention program coordinates a statewide effort to prevent rape, sexual domestic violence, and dating violence.…

Injury Prevention

Traumatic Brain Injury

The Injury Prevention Program works to prevent traumatic brain injuries among children by supporting the implementation of proven prevention, diagnosis…
Concussions

What is a concussion? A concussion is a type of brain injury that changes the way the brain normally works.…

Other Injuries (i.e. falls, bicycle, drowning)

The Division of Prevention and Health Promotion offers downloadable injury and violence prevention tip cards with English text on one…