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.

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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National Preparedness Month 2021 Prepare to Protect.  A grandmother, mother, and daughter sit on the couch and read something on a laptop computerNational Preparedness Month raises awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The 2021 theme is “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” Find ways to be prepared at



Fairfax County Hunger Action MonthHunger Action Month is observed to highlight happenings around food support and raise awareness about food insecurity and how to ensure equitable food access for all. It is estimated that there are 74,000 food insecure residents in Fairfax County. Find out how you can take action: Ways You Can Help Fight Hunger in Fairfax County


We appreciate our public health lab staff! Thank you for all you o!Public Health Laboratory Appreciation Month is a time to recognize our hard-working public health laboratory staff who are keeping our community safe from public health threats. Our laboratory staff hold BS and advanced degrees and board certifications in multiple disciplines of public health laboratory science and are highly accomplished and trained in the latest cutting-edge technology. Thank you!

Be Septic Smart

SepticSmart Week is September 20-24, 2021.

Fight the Bite

Protect yourself from illnesses spread by ticks & mosquitoes.

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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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