Health Department

P.O. Box 220

21 Academy Street

Fincastle, VA 24090

Located next to the Fincastle Library

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (540) 473-8240

Fax: (540) 473-8242

The Botetourt County Health Department is a part of the Alleghany Health District of the Virginia Department of Health. The Department offers numerous programs and services that promote and protect the health of Botetourt's citizens and visitors. Public health nurses, environmental health specialists and office support staff are dedicated to the mission of promoting optimum health, preventing disease and protecting the health of the community.

Clinic services are provided based on family income and a sliding fee scale and/or at no cost to clients. Call for an appointment or clinic times.

 

Services

  • Vital Records
  • Family Planning and Pregnancy Tests
  • HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing
  • Pediatric & Adult Immunizations
  • Nursing Home Pre-Screening
  • TB follow-up and Case Management
  • Communicable Disease
  • Public Health Liaison with School Nurses
  • WIC (Women, Infant and Children nutrition program)
  • BabyCare
  • Car Seat Education Classes
  • CASA Immunization Assessments for Schools and Day Care Centers
  • Environmental Health
    • (540) 473-8243

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Did You Know...

Fpo Did You Know

Several Civil War Trails markers are found in and around the Town of Buchanan that tell the story of Hunter's Raid. One tells how Confederate Gen. McCausland fired on the covered bridge, in the face of Hunter's advancing army. After setting the fire, McCausland swam across the James to safety as Union soldiers fired at him.