Health Department, DC

Address: 899 North Capitol Street NE, Dept. of Health, Government of the District of Columbia
Washington,, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 442-5955 Fax: (202) 4424795 Email: Website:

The Mission of the Department of Health is to promote and protect the health, safety and quality of life of residents, visitors and those doing business in the District of Columbia.

Our responsibilities include identifying health risks; educating the public; preventing and controlling diseases, injuries and exposure to environmental hazards; promoting effective community collaborations; and optimizing equitable access to community resources.

The following services are available from the Department of Health; please click on the links to learn more:

  • Addiction and Recovery Services
  • Birth or Death Certificates
  • Certificate of Need
  • Domestic Partnership
  • Health Regulation and
  • HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration (HAHSTA)
  • Immunization
  • Internship Program
  • Child Adolescent and School Health Bureau
  • Nutrition Services
  • Primary Care
  • Professional Licensing
  • Special Programs
  • STD Control


Administrations and Offices

The Department of Health is organized into administrations and offices. Each of the following links will take you to the home page of a specific administration or office, and provide you with additional information concerning the various services that are provided by the administration or office.

Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration

1300 First Street, NE 

Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 727-8857 

Fax: (202) 727-0092  


Community Health Administration  (including children with special health care needs)

Phone: (202) 442-5925
Fax: (202) 535-1710


Health Emergency Health Preparedness and Response Administration

64 New York Avenue, NE, Suite 5000

Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 671-4222

Fax: (202) 671-0707


Health Regulation and Licensing Administration

Phone: (202) 724-4900


HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration (HAHSTA)

        Phone: (202) 671-4900


Department of Health Central Office:

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