• Clinic Questions & Answers

    The flu season is upon us. Influenza A, and B have been positively confirmed in our health district. The cases are steadily increasing. Handwashing with soap and warm water is the first step preventing the spread of the virus. Please keep children home who are coughing, sneezing, and running a fever at home, and have them see a health care provider.

    Attention Parents: Effective July 1, 2014, a booster dose of Tdap vaccine is required for all children entering the 6th grade. Diphtheria, Tetanus, & Pertussis (DTaP, DTP, or Tdap) - A minimum of 4 doses. A child must have at least one dose of DTaP or DTP vaccine on or after the fourth birthday. DT (Diphtheria, Tetanus) vaccine is required for children who are medically exempt from the pertussis containing vaccine (DTaP or DTP).
    Adult Td is required for children 7 years of age and older who do not meet the minimum requirements for tetanus and diphtheria.

    School Entry Requirements

    Resident of Spotsylvania County
    School records (if transferring)
    Birth Certificate or Certified copy
    Students Social Security card
    Physical exam by a physician, Nurse practitioner, or physician assistant
    Proof of Immunization
    Proof of custody, if applicable

    Free Immunizations
    Free Immunizations can be obtained from:
    Spotsylvania Health Department
    The Holbert Building, 2nd Floor
    9104 Courthouse Road
    Spotsylvania, VA 22553
    Phone number: (540) 507-7400
    Hours: Monday 8:00 AM-12:00 PM