Clinical Services

Clinical Services offers a multitude of affordable services to the community everyday in an effort to support the mission of the health department. Alongside clinical services there are assistive programs that encourage a healthy and safe community. These programs range from Family Planning to Well Child programs. Please continue through the list of services to see how PHD’s medical staff can assist you.

To see our clinic schedule for Walk In or Appointment times please refer to this Clinic Schedule document:  Clinic Schedule.pdf


Get Your School Vaccines!

Rising 7th and 12th graders are required to have certain vaccines before entering school. The Portsmouth Health Department is offering TDAP, Meningococcal, and HPV vaccines at the following clinics to make sure your kids are ready to go!

Walk-In clinics will be held:

  • Kindergarten Immunization Clinic, Saturday, August 5, 2023 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM
  • Rising 7th and 12th Grader Clinic, Saturday, August 19th, 2023 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM
  • All School Age Immunization Clinic, Thursday, August 24th, 2023 from 12:30PM to 6:00PM

Protect Your Children!

Call (757)393-8585 ext. 8716 to make an immunization appointment anytime this summer!

Portsmouth Health Department
1701 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704


Family Planning Services

The Family Planning program provides women and men with the ability to decide if they want to have children and if so, how many and how far apart they want to space them. Services are provided to everyone regardless of race, age, citizenship status or income. All services are affordable and charges for service are income based. Social Security numbers are not required nor proof of residency in the county or city where services are provided.

The Family Planning clinic offers services that include:

  • Pap smear – as determined by the clinician
  • Breast examination/education on self breast exam

Birth control Methods:

  • Pills
  • Depo-Provera 3 month shot
  • NuvaRing
  • Diaphragm
  • Condom/Spermicide
  • Long Term Contraceptives such as Mirena, ParaGard (IUD) and Implanon (IUD) when available. Please note that Patients that require LRCs must be seen at the Family planning clinic for a consultation and must be established patients with the Family planning Clinic.

Phone (757) 393-8585 extension 8716

Family Planning & Depo Hours (By appointment only)

  • 8:00AM to 11:00AM on Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri (no Thursday morning clinics)
  • 12:30PM to 3:00PM Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu & Fri

Family Planning Telehealth (By appointment only)

  • 3:00PM to 3:45PM Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu & Fri

Immunizations

Routine immunizations are by appointment for infants, children, teens, and adults. Please bring all immunization records with you and present them at the time of registration.

Phone (757) 393-8585 extension 8716

Immunization Hours

  • 8:00AM to 11:00AM on Tue & Fri
  • 12:30PM to 3:00PM on Mon, Tue & Wed

COVID Immunization Hours

  • 8:00AM to 11:am and 12:30PM to 3:00PM on Tuesdays

Infants and K-12 Immunizations Provided

  • Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • Hepatitis A (Hep A)
  • Pneumococcal disease (PCV13)
  • Haemophilus influenza (Hib)
  • Polio (IPV)
  • Rotavirus (RV)
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Dtap)
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Seasonal Influenza (Flu)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • Varicella (VAR)
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV- Gardasil)
  • Meningococcal disease (MCV4)

Please visit CDC for information on child immunization schedules at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/schedules/child-schedule.htm#parents

Adult Immunizations Provided

  • Seasonal Influenza (Flu)
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • Hepatitis A (Hep A)
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Shingles (for adults 60 years and older)
  • Pneumococcal disease (for adults 65 years and older)
  • Human Papilloma virus (HPV-Gardasil)
  • Varicella (VAR)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • Meningococcal disease (MCV4)

Please visit CDC for information on adult immunization schedules at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/schedules/adult-schedule.htm

Overseas Travel Immunizations *By Appointment Only*

  • Hepatitis A (Hep A)
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever (YF)

Overseas Travel Immunization Phone (757) 393-8585 ext 8520.
Fees as applicable.

Please visit CDC for more information on travel immunizations at http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/


Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Screening AND PPD READING

Fees as applicable

The clinic provides evaluation, treatment and preventative treatment programs for TB.

Phone (757) 393-8585 extension 8716


Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Screening and Treatment Clinic

Free confidential information and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. No appointment necessary, and there are no residency restrictions.

Phone (757) 393-8585 extension 8716

STI Hours

  • 8:00AM to 11:00AM on Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri (no Thursday morning clinics)
  • 12:30PM to 3:00PM Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu & Fri

STI Telehealth Hours

  • 3:00PM to 3:45pm Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

Ryan White HIV Clinic (provided by Eastern Virginia Medical School)

Fees as applicable.

Phone (757) 393-8585 extension 8716

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) – Patients are eligible for assistance with their Medication.

Medication Services – Prescriptions are filled through PHD.

EVMS Ryan White Hours

  • 8:00AM to 11:00AM on Monday & Wednesdays
  • 12:30PM to 3:00PM on Wednesdays

Pregnancy Testing

Fees as applicable

Phone (757) 393-8585 extension 8716