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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CANCER AND CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION BUREAU

Welcome!

You are well on your path to owning your health today.  You’ll find resources, educational materials and health tools to help you know more about your health, where to go to learn more and things you can do to start and stay on your health journey.  

RESOURCES

Primary Care - Access

 

What is Primary Care?

Resources

Choosing a Primary Care Provider

Find a Provider Near You

DC Health Link

Health Care Services

Health Care Facilities

Please find links to health care facilities and DOH programs that establish and maintain health care facilities in DC.

Find a Health Facility

DC Federally Qualified Health Centers

Primary Care Health Centers [PDF]

List of Hospitals [PDF]

Immunizations

STD Clinic

TB Clinic

 

LIiving Well - Active Living

 

What is Active Living?

How does exercise impact my health?

 

Resources

DC Parks & Recreation: Activities & Programs

Smoking Cessation

Bicycle Maps

My Life Check

Cancer and Chronic Disease

What is Cancer?

What is Diabetes?

What is Asthma?

What is Heart Disease & Stroke?

 

Resources

Diagnosing Diabetes and Learning About Prediabetes

Preventing heart attacks and strokes – DC Million Hearts Campaign

What to expect when you have a mammogram.

Mammogram – What to Expect Video

How to Manage Your Asthma – Resources for Families

Asthma Educational Videos

 

Healthy Minds

What is stress?

How does stress impact my health?

What is depression?

 

Resources

Access HelpLine

Community Based Services Providers

Stress Management Tips

Warning Signs of Mental Illness

Mental Health Checkup

 

Healthy Eating

 

How do I improve my eating habits?

What should I be eating to stay healthy?

What about healthy eating for moms and children?

 

Resources

DC Food Finder

DOH Food and Nutrition Programs

Healthy Eating Tips – Starting Points