VDH Programs – Virginia Department of Health
Prevention and Health Promotion. Cancer Prevention and Control. Child Passenger Safety. Diabetes and Prediabetes. Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention. Free Breast and Cervical Screenings. Healthy Communities. Healthy Eating and Active Living Program. Heart Disease.
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(6 days ago) However, public health experts are starting to see reduced protection, especially among certain populations, against mild and moderate disease. Why is the recommendation that some individuals “should” get a booster dose, while others “may” get a booster dose? Adults 65+, adults 50-64 years who have underlying medical conditions, and
What is Health Inequity
(3 days ago) Health Disparities “Differences in health status among distinct segments of the population including differences that occur by gender, race or ethnicity, education or income, disability, or living in various geographic localities.” Social Determinants of Health. Those inter-related social and economic factors that influence health. Social
State Office of Rural Health – Health Equity
(5 days ago) The Health Wagon provides care from two brick and mortar stationary clinics as well as three mobile units. The Health Wagon has been able to provide a full range of comprehensive health services to those in need and serves as a regular medical home to over 4,000 patients annually in …
Health Commissioner Update – Clinicians
(7 days ago) Health Commissioner Update. August 6, 2021. Dear Colleague: Thank you for your continued partnership in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website for current clinical and public health guidance, epidemiologic data, and other information. Updates on the following topics are included in this
Public Health Toxicology – Environmental Health
(5 days ago) The Public Health Toxicology Program is responsible for two distinct areas of public health concern: the identification of potential health hazards resulting from exposure to certain chemical or biological agents, and the assessment and subsequent recommendations to abate or reduce any resulting health effects.
Benzene – Environmental Health
(3 days ago) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have all classified benzene as a Group A carcinogen, which means that it is carcinogenic to humans.
Environmental Exposure Assessments – Environmental Health
(Just Now) The Public Health Toxicology Program in the Virginia Department of Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services, works with communities and various state and federal agency officials to determine if contaminants in the environment are a health hazard. Some of our assessments include determining the amount of volatile organic compounds in
Services and Resources for Health Providers – Newcomer Health
(9 days ago) The Newcomer Health Program has collaborated with the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Division of Multicultural Health and Community Engagement to provide Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Health Care Services (CLAS Act Initiative). For more information, including translated health/patient education information, click here.
About Us – Newcomer Health
(1 days ago) The health status of new arrivals is assessed through the initial health screening. This screening is often the first encounter new arrivals have with the US healthcare system. It provides the opportunity for early identification of communicable diseases and other health conditions that must be addressed to ensure successful resettlement.
Health Department Locations & Schedules – Blue Ridge
(8 days ago) Louisa County Health Department. Environmental Health and Vital Records Louisa County Office Building 1 Woolfolk Avenue, Suite 204 Louisa, VA 23093. Hours of Operation: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday. Phone Number: Environmental Health – (540) 967-3707. Fax Number: Environmental Health – (540) 967-3733
COVID-19 Cases by Vaccination Status – Coronavirus
(5 days ago) More information about VDH’s health regions can be found here. A COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough infection is when a person tests positive for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) 14 days or more after their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine or a single dose of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine.
What to do if you were potentially exposed to coronavirus
(3 days ago) Your local health department. can help you make sure that your basic needs (for example, food and medication) are being met. Monitor your health for 14 days after your last contact. Take your temperature with a thermometer two times a day (once in …
COVID-19 Vaccine Summary – Coronavirus
(3 days ago) Note: Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is sometimes a two-step process. A person will get one shot, or dose, of the vaccine. After 3-4 weeks, a person will need to get a second dose of the vaccine. Getting both doses of the vaccine is important. This will help the vaccine protect people from getting COVID-19 or becoming as sick if they do get COVID-19.
COVID-19 INFO CENTER – Prince William Health District
(3 days ago) The Prince William Health District Mobile Vaccine Clinic is coming to Manassas Park on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The Mobile Vaccine Clinic is offering the COVID-19 Vaccines Pfizer (12 & older), Johnson & Johnson (18 & older), and the Flu Vaccine.
Now Hiring Case Investigation and Contact Tracing
(2 days ago) Health Department to lead investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities for setting-specific (i.e., School, Industry, Congregate Care) needs in the assigned district. Routine case investigation and contact tracing support is also expected. Funding is anticipated to continue through July 2023.
Portsmouth Health District – Charting a Course for Good Health
(Just Now) Portsmouth Health Department. 1701 High Street – Suite 102. Portsmouth, VA 23704. The Portsmouth Health Department is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving a healthy and safe community. MAIN OFFICE: (757)393-8585 – Monday through Friday – 8:00AM to 4:30PM. WIC: (757)393-5340 – Mon, Tue & Wed, 7:40AM to 5:45PM; Thu 1:00PM to
Health Department Services – New River Health District
(6 days ago) Health education and prevention programs are of key importance in reducing the medical burden of chronic disease and injury in American society. New River Health District staff offer community initiatives on a variety of health topics such as nutrition, physical activity, management of chronic disease, breast cancer screening, and modifying
(5 days ago) The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) cares about you and your family’s health. VDH strongly recommends COVID-19 testing for the following people: People with symptoms or signs of COVID-19 regardless of vaccination status; Most people who have had close contact with someone known or suspected to have COVID-19
Locations & Services – Hampton-Peninsula Health District
(6 days ago) Community Health Nursing; Environmental Health; WIC Clinic; Vital Records; Physical Address: 416 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard Newport News, VA 23601 Phone: (757) 594-7300 Fax: (757) 594-7714 Adjacent to the Riverside Regional Medical Center.
Environmental Health – Hampton-Peninsula Health District
(8 days ago) About Us. The Environmental Health Department protects the citizens of the Hampton-Peninsula Health District with a wide range of services, including: inspection of all food establishments, hotels, motels, tattoo parlors, and body piercing salons, public swimming pools and campgrounds; investigation of animal bites and childhood lead poisoning; beach water sampling and monitoring; …
Division of Administrative Services – Three Rivers Health
(7 days ago) The Division of Administrative Services supports all divisions at Three Rivers Health in the area of budgeting and other fiscal operations. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive range of coordination, planning and analysis to serve the public health needs of the community effectively at the best value.
Available positions with the Prince William Health
(3 days ago) The Prince William Health District (PWHD) seeks to fill a Community/Public Health Nurse (C/PHN) Senior position that offers the opportunity to hone your professional skills as well as have a greater impact on the health of our community. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced registered nurse committed to public health practice
Pools – Southside Health District
(5 days ago) The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) works to ensure healthy swimming is made possible for all the people of the Commonwealth. VDH’s Environmental Health Services is responsible for permitting and inspecting tourist establishment swimming pools such as hotels, water parks as well as some public pools based on locality.
Clinic Services – Hampton-Peninsula Health District
(3 days ago) Hampton Health Department and Peninsula Health Department are open different hours, so please read on to find your clinic and their hours of operation. HPHD does not hold clinics on Wednesday mornings. Please bring shot record, forms to be completed, insurance information, and document with legal name.
Community Health Services – Lord Fairfax Health District
(8 days ago) Community Health Services are available to all residents of the Lord Fairfax Health District (the City of Winchester and the Counties of Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah and Warren). Services are either free, provided for a low fee (called a “flat fee”), or available on a sliding fee scale. Sliding fee scale services are available free
COVID Vaccine Appointments – LENOWISCO Health District
(2 days ago) If you would like to pre-register for a vaccine, you may do so by searching for the closest vaccine clinic to you at: https://vase.vdh.virginia.gov/ To pre-register for any of the mobile clinic sites, or for more information, please contact your local health department: Wise/Norton 276-328-8000; Lee 276-346-2011; Scott 276-346-1312. To search
Immunizations – Blue Ridge
(4 days ago) What Public health nurses give immunizations to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases. Anyone making an appointment for pneumonia vaccine, either PCV13 (pnemococcal conjugate vaccine) or PPV23 (pnemococcal polysaccharide vaccine) must bring a prescription from their clinician indicting which pneumonia vacci ne they would like their client to receive.
Immunization – LENOWISCO Health District
(2 days ago) There are many opportunities for vaccination, so take advantage of health check-ups, sports, or camp physicals to ensure teens receive the recommended vaccines. See the recommended immunizations and vaccinations here: Schedule for Teens and Pre-Teens 7-18 Years Old. For a download and printable teen immunization log, CLICK HERE.
Population Health – Hampton-Peninsula Health District
(5 days ago) 2.0 Public Health 2.0 emerged in the second half of the 20th century and was heavily shaped by the 1988 Institute of Medicine (IOM) IOM report, The Future of Public Health.In that report, the IOM posited that public health authorities were encumbered by the demands of providing safety-net clinical care and were unprepared to address the rising burden of chronic diseases and new threats such as
home – Richmond City Health Department
(2 days ago) “The CVC will supplement doctors’ offices, pharmacies, and local health districts to create an even more robust network of COVID-19 vaccine providers,” explains Amy Popovich, Nurse Manager for RHHD. “The weekend and evening hours make it even more convenient for busy families.”
Preventive Health Services – Prince William Health District
(1 days ago) Every Woman’s Life (EWL) is a public health program that helps uninsured, low-income women in the Prince William Health District gain access to free breast and cervical cancer screening services. Screening and early detection reduces death rates, improves treatment options, and …
Lord Fairfax Health District (old homepage) – Lord Fairfax
(1 days ago) The Lord Fairfax Health District is opening multiple COVID-19 vaccination clinics over the next few weeks. Virginia COVID Vaccine Information Center. 1-877-VAX-IN-VA • Mon-Fri 8am-6pm. 1-877-829-4682. Lord Fairfax Health District is in Phase 2. All Virginians 16 and older are eligible to receive the COVID vaccine!
About Us – Virginia Beach
(3 days ago) The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health (VBDPH) is a state-city cooperative health service agency. We have over 125 full-time employees, 20 part-time employees and countless volunteers each year. We are located at 4 different offices in Virginia Beach. What We Do: The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health. Works to.
Charles City Health Department Directions – Chickahominy
(6 days ago) Charles City Health Department Directions. 7501 Adkins Road Charles City, VA 23030 . From Richmond: Interstate 64 East to the Providence Forge/New Kent exit (214). Turn right onto Rt. 155(Courthouse Road) and drive approximately 4 miles to the intersection of Rt. 155 and Rt. 60(at traffic light).
COVID-19 Information – Mount Rogers Health District
(3 days ago) Environmental Health Services; Epidemiology; Every Woman’s Life – Breast and Cervical Cancer; Family Planning; Maternal and Child Health. Baby Care; Nursing Home Screenings; Population Health. Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Health Education; Medical Reserve Corps; Resources; Vital Records
FOIA Requests – Chickahominy Health District
(6 days ago) ATTENTION – Effective March 1, 2019, the Chickahominy Health District (Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, and New Kent County Health Departments) will charge actual costs for all requests for public records or Freedom of Information Requests (FOIAs) not exempt by the Code of Virginia. Charges include actual costs for research, redaction, copying, and postage.
Programs – Richmond City Health Department
(2 days ago) Environmental Health Division. The Environmental Health Division is committed to protecting the health of the public by evaluating, correcting, and preventing many risk factors in the environment which can adversely affect the health of our community.
Community Services – Portsmouth Health District
(9 days ago) The Health and Wellness Information Center @Portsmouth Public Library (HWIC) is a safe place for everyone to find accurate information about their health concerns. The mission of the information center is to help Portsmouth residents find information regarding their health concerns and connect them to health resources within the community.
BRHD Localities – Blue Ridge
(6 days ago) Sexual Health Services; Vital Records: Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Certificates; Environmental Health. Onsite Sewage & Water; Food Program; Rabies Program; Other Programs; Training Programs; Program Fees; Applications, Forms & Other Information; WIC Nutrition and Supplemental Food Program; Community Health Programs & Resources. Maternal
Chesterfield Health District Opens COVID-19 Vaccination
(5 days ago) Chesterfield Health District Opens COVID-19 Vaccination Center. (CHESTERFIELD, Va.) — Today, the Virginia Department of Health’s Chesterfield Health District opened the Rockwood Vaccination Center in the former Big Lots store at Rockwood Shopping Center, 10161 Hull Street Road in Midlothian. This fixed vaccination clinic will offer the