Health Department News

Media Releases

Drug Disposal Kits Available at Health Department Offices and Other Locations
November 18, 2016

Fairfax Food Council Summit Spotlights Efforts to Increase Access to Healthy Foods
October 21, 2016

Updated Dashboard Makes Finding and Sharing Data Even Easier
October 5, 2016

Survey Shows Many Fairfax County Households Lack Basic Emergency Plan, Kit
September 27, 2016

Health Officials Warn of Increased Hepatitis A Risk
August 19, 2016

Zika Town Hall Meetings Scheduled in July
July 12, 2016
Update: Additional Zika Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for August and September

Fairfax County Health Department Awarded National Accreditation
June 9, 2016

Residents Who Encountered Rabid Cat Asked to Call Health Department
June 6, 2016
Update: Incident With Rabid Cat Occurred in Maryland, not Fairfax County

Fairfax County Public Health to Survey Households About Emergency Preparedness
May 26, 2016
Update: Health Department to Continue CASPER Survey Work the Week of June 13-17

Fight the Bite: Fairfax Residents Urged to “Tip and Toss” Containers
May 25, 2016

Prevent Illness and Injury While Enjoying the Water
May 20, 2016

Governor McAuliffe Urges Residents to Prepare for Arrival of Mosquito Season and Zika Virus
April 27, 2016

Living Well, Aging Well Summit Set for April 16
March 10, 2016

Local Food Service Operations Set “Gold” Standard for Food Safety
March 3, 2016

Health Officials Stress Post-Storm Illness and Injury Prevention
February 25, 2016

Fairfax County Health Department Recognized as a Model of Public Health Preparedness
February 17, 2016

Virginia Resident Tests Positive for Zika Virus After Travel in Zika-Affected Country
January 26, 2016

Virginia Department of Health Concludes Post-Arrival, Active Monitoring Program for Ebola Virus Disease
January 11, 2016

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