Essex County Health Department

Street Address

423 North Church Lane
Tappahannock, VA - 22560

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Essex County Health Department

About Essex County Health Department

This clinic operates under a SLIDING SCALE model.This means that it MAY NOT be free depending on your income.You will be required to prove financial need in order to receive free services or services at a reduced cost.Essex County Health Department is a Community Health Center.In order to get more information on this clinic, click on the icons below. You may be required to join for free in order to access full contact information.

Health Services:
Lead screening - testing, referral, follow-up (Environmental Health Specialist assists with abatement)
Pre-admission nursing home screenings
School based preventive (dental sealant) program in King & Queen, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland schools depending on availability of local funding.
Children's Dental Clinic in Richmond County

HIV Primary Care and Supportive Services:
    Infectious Disease Clinics for HIV, 2 clinics/month (in collaboration with the Eastern Virginia Medical School)
    AIDS Drugs Assistance Program
    Medical and Social Case Management
    Prevention education and counseling
    HIV testing and referrals
    HIV Outreach and Case Finding

TB screening, testing & follow-up services
Communicable Disease outbreak investigation, treatment, referrals, prevention of further outbreaks.
Rabies titers and pre-exposure vaccinations, post-exposure followup.
Health promotion consultation and programs
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition services.

Hours:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Since this is a sliding fee scale clinic, we have provided the Federal Poverty Guidelines below. Visit the Essex County Health Department website listed above to see what the level is needed for free care.

Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2021

Persons In Family HouseholdPoverty Guideline Salary per year
1 $12,760
2 $17,240
3 $21,720
4 $26,200
5 $30,680
6 $35,160
7 $39,640
8 $44,120

For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get reduced or free services from some clinics, they use a sliding fee scale based on your income.When they use a sliding fee scale, the 100% rate can be different than 100%. In those cases, using for example a 200% federal poverty level, you will only need double the 100% number listed above to 200%.

COVID-19 Information for Patients

Contact your healthcare provider by phone before coming to a clinic or hospital if you meet the following criteria:
  • Symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, fatigue, headache
  • Symptoms such as muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose.
  • Contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 within 14 days of onset of systems

Mild Covid Symptoms

  • Low-grade fever (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit for adults)
  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Mild, dry cough
  • Mild body aches

Moderate Covid Symptoms

  • Fever above 100.4 F
  • Persistent cough
  • Temporary shortness of breath when you exert yourself
  • Exhaustion, need to stay in bed

Severe Covid Symptoms

  • Constant trouble breathing
  • Persistent chest pain or pressure
  • Confusion
  • Trouble staying awake
  • Blue lips or face

Health Care Center

Community Health
Essex County Health Department is a Community Health Center.

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