Get 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests
The US Government is offering every eligible home in the U.S. the ability to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship from them in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.
For COVID-19 vaccine information, please check Vaccines.gov for vaccination opportunities with community pharmacies and medical provider partners in the City of Portsmouth.
The former Macy’s location will be offering vaccination appointments from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays. Visit vase.vdh.virginia.gov and input “23502” into the zip code search bar to schedule an appointment.
IMPORTANT!! Services have been modified due to the Coronavirus
WIC – Due to COVID-19 all WIC services are being provided via phone. If you have scheduled an appointment, please stay at home and a WIC staff member will contact you at your scheduled time to complete your visit and issue your benefits over the phone. If you would like to set up an appointment or you need additional assistance from the WIC staff, please call (757) 393-5340 between 1:00pm and 5:45pm to schedule an appointment. Calls will be returned within 24 hours, as messages are checked throughout the day.
The Portsmouth Health Department is accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board, and is the first health department in Eastern Virginia to achieve this designation. We are committed to the promotion, protection, and preservation of a healthy and environmentally safe community. Through data collection, continuous quality improvement, and community partnerships, the Portsmouth Health Department works to ensure the health and well-being of Portsmouth residents.
Volunteer for the Portsmouth Health District MRC
PHDMRC volunteers support local public health initiatives and emergency response. There are roles for both medical and non-medical volunteers. Participate in mass prophylaxis and vaccinations exercises and community disaster drills. Train with local emergency response partners. To volunteer, visit www.vamrc.org