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

January 25: A group of local community leaders in the Fairfax Health District are changing the definition of ‘influencer’. Meet Carla and learn more about the work of Community Champions.

January 13: Cervical cancer is a significant threat to the health and well-being of Americans with roughly 13,000 cases diagnosed each year. Cervical cancer can, however, be prevented with vaccination and screenings. See: HPV Vaccination Protects Against Cervical, and Other, Cancers

January 12: According to CDC data on COVID-19 variants, the newest omicron sub-variant, XBB.1.5, continues to become more prevalent and makes up an estimated one-third of COVID-19 infections in the mid-Atlantic region. Learn more About XBB.1.5, the Latest Omicron Sub-Variant

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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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