Child Health Services

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  • Child Health clinic services are provided for Chesterfield County residents ONLY. Private insurance is not accepted.
  • Well child exams for children from birth to 5 years of age are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
  • Fees for services are determined on a sliding scale based on household income. Some clients may qualify for reduced or free charges for services.
  • Families must bring proof of residency and income information to the appointment.
  • Spanish-speaking translators may be available.
  • Kindergarten entry physicals are provided in August.
  • School Placement Physicals – call 748-1633 for information.
  • Childhood Immunizations

Child Safety Seats

  • Child Safety Seat Program is part of the Virginia Department of Health’s “Low Income Safety Seat Distribution ” program.
  • Child safety seats are provided without charge to eligible citizens of Chesterfield County, Powhatan County and Colonial Heights.
  • Attendance at a safety seat installation and use class is required before receiving a seat.

Requirements for Child Safety Seats

  • Medicaid, WIC or FAMIS eligible
  • Last trimester of pregnancy
  • Legal resident of Virginia
  • Parent, foster parent or legal guardian of child
  • Must attend Safety Seat Class
  • Must sign release of liability

For more information on Child Safety Seats call (804) 717-6142 or (804) 768-7292.

Newborn Metabolic Screening

  • Free follow-up testing for infants found to have abnormal metabolic screenings at birth or initial metabolic testing for home deliveries.
  • Case management or coordination with private medical providers are offered free of charge to families with children who have abnormal screening results.

Childhood Lead Screening

  • Case management services are offered for children with elevated blood lead levels.
  • Free lead testing and counseling is available for children found to be at risk for lead poisoning. Case management services are offered for children with elevated blood lead levels.