Community Services and Programs

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.
(757) 382-8652

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

FAMIS Document Requirements for Application

FAMIS Flyer (english)


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.

FAMIS Document Requirements for Application

FAMIS MOMS Flyer (english)

Health Education Seminars

Organizations may requiest educational programs on a variety of health related topics.
(757) 382-8615

Health Fairs

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.
(757) 382-8615

Volunteer Opportunities

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.