Health Department

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administration office is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

TTY 711

10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

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

Health Department News and Events

Public Health Strike Team Members From Fairfax Deploying to Virgin Islands for Hurricane Recovery


Environmental health specialists from Fairfax County are among those being deployed to the U.S. Virgin Islands to assist with the long-term recovery efforts from hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Virginia will send two Environmental Health strike teams to the islands this weekend. The teams, deployed through the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the Emergency…

Fairfax County’s Suicide Prevention Campaign Gains National Recognition

Fairfax County’s suicide prevention campaign aimed at helping teens in crisis was recently named a Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards.

Local Food Service Operations Given “14 Carrot Gold” Award


Fairfax County Health Department has announced the winners of its 14 Carrot Gold Food Safety Excellence Award for 2017.

Fairfax County’s “Reach Out” Campaign Earns More Acclaim


Fairfax County’s youth suicide prevention campaign continues to earn national recognition. It was recently given a Berreth Award for Excellence in Public Health Communication by the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC).

Clergy Council Hosts Third Annual Hoops/HIV Summit on Nov. 18


Northern Virginia Clergy Council for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS's third annual Hoops/HIV Summit aims to break the silence and stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in the black community.




7:30PM, The HCAB meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the…



10:00AM, Over 50 and looking for employment? Recruiters from dozens of…