Chesapeake Health District

The Chesapeake Health District is dedicated to preventing illness, promoting healthy lifestyles and protecting the environment for all the citizens of Chesapeake.


To file an online complaint about Executive Order 63 (Face Coverings) and Executive Order 67 (Phase Three easing of certain restrictions) related only to cloth face coverings and capacity requirements, click <here>. 

Chesapeake Health Department Modified Services During COVID-19 Response

The Chesapeake Health Department is operating on a modified schedule. Utilizing our online services remains the safest option. Everyone entering the building will be subject to health screening and asked to abide by proper hygiene procedures and physical social distancing guidelines of remaining at least 6 feet apart at all times. Please seek immediate medical attention and do not enter the building If you are exhibiting symptoms :

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

As an additional precaution, customers seeking in person services, such as clinic visits and environmental health services, will be asked to wear a face covering. Refusal to do so may result in services not being offered. Disposable masks will be available onsite.

Our building will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ONLY, Most services will continue to be offered online and via phone Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (757) 382-8631.

Clinic—Family Planning, Immunizations, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Clinics offered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday by appointment only 382-8631

WIC  –  Business, including new client eligibility and benefit issuance, can be done via phone. Please speak with a WIC staff member for more details. 382-8608

Vital Records – Services to the public available online only through the Virginia Department of Health. Visit 382-2994.

LTSS (Pre-admission Screenings) – Home visits are suspended. LTSS (PAS) waiver  screenings conducted via phone only. 382-8705.

Environmental Health – The public is strongly encouraged to conduct all business online. For a list of services and resource links please visit our website , email or call 382-8672.  Please email/mail all well, septic, restaurant, and hotel applications.  All septic, hotel, and restaurant applications that contain engineered or architecture plans need to be mailed.  Payment is required either by phone or by personal check.

Environmental Health Mailing / Email & Phone Numbers:
Chesapeake Health Department
Attention: Environmental Health
748 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: 757-382-8672
Fax:  757-382-8713

Further adjustments may be made based on this rapidly changing situation. We appreciate your patience. Please stay safe and well. Thank you.

Caronavirus Info GraphicCoronavirus – COVID-19

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and local health officials statewide are monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19.  For news and developments visit

A regional call center has been set up to provide COVID-19 information Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  (757) 683-2745

COVER VIRGINIA – Connecting Virginians to Affordable Health Insurance

The Medicaid rules have changed and now more adults living in Virginia have access to quality low-cost and no-cost health coverage. Virginia Medicaid offers several low-cost and no-cost health coverage programs for eligible children, pregnant women and adults, including individuals with disabilities. Find out if you qualify.

The 2020 Census is here!UnitedStates Census 2020 Graphic.

The Census determines how millions of dollars in federal funding will get distributed and we want Chesapeake to get all it deserves. For every person who does not take the Census, Chesapeake stands to lose out on $20,000 in federal funds over the next decade. It’s quick, confidential and can be completed online. Visit


BabyCare is a free home visiting program through the Chesapeake Health Department. Our team of registered nurses, outreach workers and support staff provide pregnant women and their children with the tools needed for a healthy pregnancy and beyond.  Click here for more information.

Every Woman’s Life – Breast and Cervical Cancer Services Logo Every Woman’s Life (EWL) is a program of the Virginia Department of Health that helps uninsured, low-income women gain free access to life saving breast and cervical cancer screenings and services. Click here for more information

Vital Records Certificates

We have made it easy for you to get copies of important legal documents, like birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates. Find out more here!

Birth * Death * Marriage * Divorce
$12.00 per search

Vital Records are available to immediate family members only (mother, father, husband, wife, child, brother, sister and grandparents). Valid ID required. Birth records can be issued to a legal guardian with proof of custody.


Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking
Prevention and Response Resources

If you, or someone you know, is in a domestic violence or human trafficking situation there is help available. If you are in immediate danger please call 911. For other crisis resources, visit the following:

(757) 251-0144
(757) 631-0710
(757) 251-0144

(757) 625-4248

The National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text INFO to 233733
Homeland Security Investigations Tip Line: 1-866-347-2423
The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
South Hampton Roads Coordinated Crisis Response Hotline (757) 251-0144

Healthy Chesapeake – Building a Culture of Wellness Healthy Chesapeake - Coalition of government and businesses for a healther Chesapeake

Healthy Chesapeake is committed to building a culture of wellness that supports, sustains and advocates for a healthier Chesapeake. Working together we can advocate for a healthier Chesapeake where people live, learn, play, work and worship.

Visit our website at or contact us at for more information..