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Child Health

Child Health

The goal of this unit is to give children a healthy start in life and help them maintain good health in the future.




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Child Health Programs
James Madison Building
109 Governor Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219

Phone (804) 864-7685
Fax (804) 864-7722


The Child Health Programs at the Virginia Department of Health are committed to improving the health and well-being of children across the Commonwealth.  We do this through a number of programs and partnerships.  Our activities include:

  • Assessing child health
  • Identifying resources
  • Informing the public about child health issues
  • Assisting policy makers
  • Supporting private and public health care providers
  • Developing programs and information systems
  • Providing clinical consultation and educational activities on selected topics
  • Developing and distributing guidelines and educational materials
  • Short-term and long-term tracking and follow-up

Last Updated: 07-14-2015

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