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Emergency Line

For severe emergencies such as heart attacks, chest pains, falls, etc., please call (202) 720-9522.


Health Unit Locations

South Building Health Unit Nursing Staff 

Wenda Bold, BSN, RN
Edith Manansala, RN
Charlene Raley, Administrative Assistant

14th and Independence Avenue, SW
Room 1409 - South Building, 4th Wing
Washington, DC  20250
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (202) 720-3281

Field Health Units

George Washington Carver Center
Staff Nurse: Halicia Jones, RN, BSN
Phone:  301-504-2398
5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Room 2-L140
Beltsville, MD  20705
Hours:  Monday - Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm

Patriot Plaza 3
Staff Nurse: Maria Elbeheiry, RN, BSN, BC
Room 03L08
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 7:30 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 202-772-6079


Health Unit Services

  • Health Assessments
  • Acute Ambulatory Care
  • Emergency Office Call
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion and Maintenance Programs
  • Immunizations
  • Field Health Units
  • Nursing Mother's Room

Acute Ambulatory Care
This is health care provided by the medical staff at the Health Units.

Administration of Prescription Medications
The Health Units medical staff will administer prescription medications, such as vitamin shots, and assist the employee in complying with medication regimens.

Blood Drives
The Health Units assist in the coordination and implementation of the American Red Cross blood drives. Blood drives are held six times a year.

Blood Pressure Screening
Note: A doctor's order is required for monitoring your blood pressure more than once a week.

Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

George Washington Carver Center
Tuesdays: 10am-12pm

Patriot Plaza 3
Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Emergency Office Call
The medical staff will visit employees for medical care when employees are severely ill or distressed and refer them to the appropriate medical facility when indicated.

Health Education
The medical staff provides information on diseases and treatment as well as for optimal health maintenance, such as nutrition and weight control.

Health Promotion and Maintenance Programs
The Health Unit provides health screening programs throughout the year such as: comprehensive blood work, hearing, vision and glaucoma screening, Echocardiogram, Stroke, Vascular, and Diabetes Screenings.

Official Travel Immunizations
The Medical staff provides information and recommendations of immunization requirements. The staff also administers Tetanus/Diphtheria immunizations and refers to appropriate clinics for other shots as needed.

The Health Units also handle immunizations related to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodbourne Pathogen Policy.

Tuberculosis Skin Testing (P.P.D.)
The Health Units volunteer for the Adopt a School Program and Work Related Exposure.