The Municipal Health Service (GGD) protects, monitors and promotes the health of the inhabitants of the Netherlands. This is called public health care.

Tasks of the GGD

Common tasks of the Municipal Health Service include

  • Children's preventive healthcare
  • Infectious disease control
  • Health promotion
  • Environmental medicine
  • Medical screening
  • Travel medicine
  • STD testing
Go to the GGD website (in Dutch)

GGD Hollands Midden

GGD Hollands Midden is the responsible office for the Leiden region and has the following departments. 

  • Health Protection, Supervision and Medical Assistance Organization in the region (GHOR);
  • Youth health care;
  • Corona control;
  • Health Promotion and Research.

The visiting address for the Leiden office is :
Parmentierweg 49 2316 ZV Leiden

Go to the GGD Hollands Midden Website

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