The Board of Optometry regulates the practice of optometry in DC. The Board advises the Mayor and enforces the law.
The School Based Oral Health Program provides preventive oral health services to DC Public Schools (DCPS), DC Public Charter Schools (DCPCS) elementary school students and Head Start Centers/Early Child Learning Centers who presented their signed parental consent forms.
Pharmaceutical Control Division has the regulatory responsibility that involves annual licensure inspections, surveillance and the monitoring of activities in establishments that procure, distribute, dispense and manage prescribed/prescription products for sale or use to consumers in the District of Columbia.
The Pharmaceutical Control Division ensures that the pharmaceutical products and services available for consumption and use are safe for their intended purposes.
The Board of Pharmacy regulates the practice of pharmacy and the practice of pharmaceutical detailing in the District of Columbia
Application package and information for pharmacy professional licenses.
Application Package Documents
The Board of Physical Therapy regulates the practice of physical therapy in DC. The Board advises the Mayor and administers and enforces the law.
The DC Board of Medicine regulates physician assistants. The application comes to the Board through the advisory committee.
DC Code § 903.1 states: “No person or persons shall keep or cause to be kept any pigeons within the District, without a permit form the Mayor.”
For more information about POWAB, faith initiatives, health fairs and/or HIV related information contact Regina Jefferson by calling 202-671-5063 or email [email protected] .
The DC Board of Medicine regulates Polysomnography. The application comes to the Board through the advisory committee.
Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
The District of Columbia Department of Health provides services to women to assist them if they are pregnant or want to know if they are pregnant.
The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) aims to improve the District’s ability to identify and reduce diversion of prescription drugs.
To ensure the District’s Primary Care workforce meets DC residents’ need for primary care, the DOH engages in and provides funding, as available, for projects related to developing the Districts primary care workforce, including both clinical and non-clinical fields.
The Board of Professional Counseling regulates the practice of professional counseling in DC. The Board administers and enforces the law.