Health Department

Fairfax County, Virginia



Our administration office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location. COVID-19 call center hours are Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm.

703-246-2411 | TTY 711

10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

Gloria Addo-Ayensu, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Health

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As an agency of the Fairfax County Health and Human Services System, we work to protect, promote and improve health and quality of life for all who live, work and play in our community. We do this by preventing epidemics and the spread of disease, protecting the public against environmental hazards, promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, assuring the quality and accessibility of health services, responding to natural and man-made disasters, and assisting communities in recovery. Our vision is for all Fairfax County residents to live in thriving communities where every person has the opportunity to be healthy, safe and realize his or her potential.

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News and Updates

February 7: The COVID-19 local emergency declaration will end on March 1. There will be no direct impact on the county’s operational response or approach to COVID-19. We will continue to share important updates and resources about COVID-19 on our COVID-19 website and on our social media channels.

February 7: February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Read about a recent symposium that took place at Oakland Baptist Church in Alexandria to build awareness about HIV/AIDS impact on the African-American community.

February 6: More than 1,000 community members and organizations were recognized for their support and resources over the past three years. See: Ceremony Honors Public Health Partners for Critical COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Support

February 1: The Health Department recognizes contributions to public health made by local historically Black institutions. See: Celebrating Public Health Community Champions During Black History Month.

February 1: Love, communication, and truth. Read about the Community Conversations at the COVID-19: Facing the Reality Summit.

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About the Health & Human Services System

This agency is a part of the Fairfax County Health & Human Services System (HHS). The HHS System is a network of county agencies and community partners that support the well-being of all who live, work and play in Fairfax County.

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