Health Department

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: 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.

703-246-2433
TTY 711

10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

Benjamin Schwartz, MD,
Medical Epidemiologist

Rabies Information for Health Care Professionals

Make sure to report all animal bite incidents by using the Rabies Exposure & PEP Administration Report Form

If you have questions regarding a patient with a possible rabies exposure, please call the Fairfax County Health Department Rabies Coordinator at 703-246-2433 to help you determine if post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) should be administered.

Guidelines

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Reminders

  • Call the Rabies Coordinator at 703-246-2433 for help with exposure assessment. 
  • Determine if the biting animal can be confined before giving PEP. 
  • Rabies immune globulin should not be given to previously vaccinated people. 
  • Report PEP using the Rabies Exposure & PEP Administration Report Form

TTY phone number is 711.

Resources

Fairfax Virtual Assistant