Prince William Health District

The Prince William Health District (PWHD) operates multiple programs to protect and improve the health and well-being of its residents. Services provided include:  immunizations; environmental health services, including restaurant and pool inspections; woman and teen wellness; confidential diagnosis, treatment, and counseling for sexually transmitted diseases; tuberculosis screening and diagnostic chest x-rays; confidential HIV testing and early intervention services; nutritional education and food vouchers for women, infants, and children (WIC) clients; processing of marriage, divorce, birth and death certificates; Every Woman’s Life breast and cervical cancer screenings, and investigation and response of emerging diseases of public health threat and other reportable diseases.  Services are provided at several different locations throughout the community.

Vision:  Prince William Health District, a community of healthy people and a healthy environment.

Mission:  The Prince William Health District (PWHD) is dedicated to promoting optimum wellness and a healthy environment.  As the community’s Chief Health Strategist, PWHD will work beyond traditional public health programs and services to build strong cross-sector community coalitions that address the social determinants of health to ensure health equity, and to make PWHD the healthiest community in Virginia.  More>>

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September 23, 2022The Prince William Health District What You Should KnowPrince William Health District Mobile Clinic Unit Offering Bivalent Booster VaccineThere’s a Shortage of Moderna Covid Boosters in the USDue to a nationwide shortage with the new (bivalent) Moderna COVID booster vaccine, residents interested in this vaccine are encouraged to make an appointment (vaccinate.virginia.gov/). Currently, there are very limited walk-up options available. It is anticipated that the manufacturer plans to meet the community demand in approximately two weeks.COVID-19 Mobile Clinic Unit• Tuesday September 27, from 11:30 a.m-6:00 p.m.• Dumfries Shopping Center (U-Mart Supermarket) 17987 Dumfries Shopping Plaza, Dumfries, VA. 22026• Vaccines offered: Pfizer & Moderna, according to current recommendations while vaccine supplies last.• No appointments are required. Walk-ins are accepted as long as supplies last. Weather permitting.• COVID-19 at-home test kits available (as supplies last)• Thursday September 29, from 11:30 a.m-6:00 p.m.• Manassas Shopping Center (7-Eleven), 9166 Mathis Ave., Manassas, VA. 20110• Vaccines offered: Pfizer & Moderna, according to current recommendations while vaccine supplies last.• No appointments are required. Walk-ins are accepted as long as supplies last. Weather permitting.• COVID-19 at-home test kits available (as supplies last)• Friday September 30, from 3:00 p.m-7:00 p.m.• Boys and Girls Club Hylton Branch (PWC Expo parking lot), 5070 Dale Blvd., Woodbridge, VA. 22193.• Vaccines offered: Pfizer & Moderna, according to current recommendations while vaccine supplies last.• No appointments are required. Walk-ins are accepted as long as supplies last. Weather permitting.• COVID-19 at-home test kits available (as supplies last)Prince William Health District Covid-19 Testing ServicesResidents can schedule an appointment or find testing by visiting VDH testing locator: www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/protect-yourself/covid-19-testing/covid-19-testing-sites/Curative COVID-19 Testing Locations curative.com (Manassas City and Manassas Park, PWC area). Please be advised, the Manassas Community Center 99 Tremont Street, Manassas, VA 20111 location will close on September 29, 2022PWHD COVID-19 Clinic Updates Posted Monday and Friday• PWHD Website: www.vdh.virginia.gov/prince-william/3293-2/• Facebook: www.facebook.com/PrinceWilliamHD• Nextdoor: nextdoor.com• Twitter: twitter.com/PrinceWilliamHD ... See MoreSee Less
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Don’t Strain Your Drain! Putting the wrong items into your septic system can put the health of your family and neighbors at risk and result in expensive repairs for your system. Learn what should and should not go down your drain and stay #SepticSmart www.epa.gov/septic ... See MoreSee Less
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Pump Your Tank! Did you know a typical septic tank needs to be pumped every 3 – 5 years on average? Properly caring for a septic system can be challenging if you’ve never owned a septic system before. With Septic Sam’s Top 10 List, learn easy tips to help prolong the life of your septic system. Check out our toolkit at www.epa.gov/septic/septic-systems-outreach-toolkit ... See MoreSee Less
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Don’t Overload the Commode! Your toilet is not a trashcan, flushing non-degradable products can clog your system and cause sewage to back up into your home or flood your yard. Do not flush anything besides human waste and toilet paper. Read more #SepticSmart tips at www.epa.gov/septic ... See MoreSee Less
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September 19, 2022The Prince William Health District What You Should KnowMonkeypox Cases Slightly Decreasing• Cases may be decreasing slightly in Virginia, but it is still too early to tell if thismeans the outbreak is slowing down in Virginia altogether.• A recent WHO report noted that the number of new reported cases aredecreasing globally, with the largest decrease in the Americas and the EuropeanRegion. However, most cases in the past four weeks have been reported fromthe Americas and European Region.• On September 12, the Los Angeles Department of Public Health, along with theCDC, confirmed the first U.S. death due to monkeypox in a Los Angeles Countyresident. The resident was severely immunocompromised and had beenhospitalized.• Many, but not all, cases of monkeypox associated with this outbreak have beenidentified in gay, bisexual, or men who have sex with men (MSM)• PWHD has implemented a Monkeypox Vaccine Interest Survey(redcap.link/PWHDMPXVAX) for Virginia residents who are interested inreceiving the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine through PWHD. Residents who areeligible for the vaccine are contacted by email to schedule an appointment at theManassas and Woodbridge clinics.Prince William Health District Covid-19 Testing ServicesResidents can schedule an appointment or find testing by visiting VDH testinglocator: www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/protect-yourself/covid-19-testing/covid-19-testing-sites/ , Residents can visit a curative link, Curative COVID-19 TestingLocations (Manassas City and Manassas Park)., or call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA ((877-829-4682, TTY users call 7-1-1), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Assistance isavailable in English, Spanish, and more than 100 other languages.COVID-19 Mobile Clinic Unit• Tuesday September 20, from 11:30 a.m-6:00 p.m.• Todos Supermarket, 14428 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Woodbridge, Va. 22191• Vaccines offered: Pfizer & Moderna, according to current recommendationsWhile vaccine supplies last.• No appointments are required. Walk-ins are accepted as long as supplies last.However, appointments can be made at: vaccinate.virginia.govWeather permitting.• COVID-19 at-home test kits available (as supplies last)• Thursday September 22, from 11:30 a.m-6:00 p.m.• Manassas Park Shopping Center (Guapos), 8498 Centreville Rd., ManassasPark, VA. 20111• Vaccines offered: Pfizer & Moderna, according to current recommendationsWhile vaccine supplies last.• No appointments are required. Walk-ins are accepted as long as supplies last.However, appointments can be made at: vaccinate.virginia.govWeather permitting.• COVID-19 at-home test kits available (as supplies last)PWHD Update Information Posted Monday and Friday:• PWHD Website: www.vdh.virginia.gov/prince-william/3293-2/• Facebook: www.facebook.com/PrinceWilliamHD• Nextdoor: nextdoor.com• Twitter: twitter.com/PrinceWilliamHD ... See MoreSee Less
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