Emergency / Overdose

Call or text 9-1-1 if the situation is immediately life-threatening. Our Fire and Rescue personnel carry medication that can prevent death from an opioid overdose. 

Call the Fairfax Detoxification Center at 703-502-7000, available 24/7, every day of the year, including weekends and holidays. Our staff will talk with you about your options.

Opioid Use in Fairfax County

Opioid Use in Fairfax County

The Opioid Overdoses in the Fairfax Health District dashboard provides information about opioid overdoses that are reported for Fairfax County Health District residents.

What are Opioids? Signs of Use
What You Can Do

Contact Us for More Information

Ellen Volo

Fairfax County Opioid & Substance Use Task Force Coordinator


703-324-7073, TTY 711

Fairfax Virtual Assistant