Tag: Virginia Department of Health
The Virginia Department of Health encouraged the public to review the 2015 Virginia Healthcare-Associated Infections Annual Report.
The results of the latest Virginia Youth Survey show significant increases in those who practice healthy behavior over a four-year period.
The Virginia Department of Health Office of Minority Health and Health Equity is celebrating April as Minority Health Month in Virginia.
Following Wednesday’s damaging storms and tornadoes, the Virginia Department of Health reminds everyone to take special precautions to prevent injuries and illness.
The Virginia Department of Health is requesting assistance from financially viable organizations that can serve meals to children during the summer months.
The Virginia Department of Health is alerting the public of the potential for contracting Zika virus while traveling abroad.
Now that Winter Storm Jonas has arrived, the Virginia Department of Health offers these tips for staying safe whether enjoying the snow or doing cleanup activities.
With the CDC announcing that Guinea is designated free of Ebola as of Dec. 28, the Virginia Department of Health discontinued its active monitoring program.
The Virginia Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity announced the launch of an update to the Virginia Health Opportunity Index.
The start of November 2015 brings national recognition to the Commonwealth for its strides in ensuring babies in Virginia get a healthy start in life. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) accepted honors from both the March of Dimes and Text4baby on behalf of the many partners throughout the state who help establish infant wellness.
The Virginia Department of Health is helping tobacco users get ready to quit by sharing tips and resources during Countdown to Quit Day. The countdown kicks off Oct. 20 and offers a different tip on VDH’s Facebook and Twitter platforms each day through Nov. 19.
Summer may be ending, but mosquitoes are still breeding and biting in Virginia. The Virginia Department of Health urges everyone to pay attention to prevention.
Access to HIV testing is even more convenient now in Virginia. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and Walgreens recently expanded no-cost, rapid HIV testing sites from 13 to 32 Walgreens locations across the state.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the completion of a two-year, public-private collaboration between the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and Ancestry.com that fully digitizes the state’s vital records.
As warm days arrive the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reminds Virginians to take precautions to keep you and your family healthy and safe while enjoying the water this summer.
Nguyet “Nga” Nguyen, public health nurse supervisor in the Arlington County Public Health Division, received this year’s Virginia Department of Health Public Health Nurse of the Year award. State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, FAAFP recognized Nguyen today during National Nurses Week.
National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16, is an excellent time for Virginians to make sure they have plans in place for advance health care and that those plans are up-to-date.
The Virginia Departments of Health and Emergency Management encourage everyone to protect themselves against serious health problems that can result from prolonged exposure to the cold.
Virginia children need and deserve nutritious meals continuously throughout the year to maintain healthy minds and bodies.
Shenandoah University will present an Ebola panel discussion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium, on the campus of Shenandoah University.
The Virginia Department of Health Office of Minority Health and Health Equity kicked off its 100 Congregations for Million Hearts faith-based campaign.
The Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association announce a major improvement in the well-being of babies born in Virginia.
Dr. Brigette Gleason will present Overview of the Ebola Epidemic: Insights from the Field in Sierra Leone and Key Features of the Ebola Response in the US.
Post-deployment life can be challenging for veterans and their families, and both need support during this transition. Challenges can include PTSD and suicidal thoughts.
The Virginia Department of Health will actively monitor the health of travelers arriving from the countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, which are battling an unprecedented Ebola outbreak.