Current Public Health Topics

Note: Most of these are in PDF format.

TB Resources
TB Frequently Asked Information
TB Clinic Patient Information

 

Rabies Resources
Rabies Information

 

Pertussis Resources
Pertussis General Information
VDH Guidelines for Pertussis Testing
CDC Collection of Specimens for Diagnosis of Pertussis Guide
CDC Diagnosis of Pertussis Guide
Pertussis Specimen Collection (DCLS)
Summary of Diagnostic Tests for Pertussis
Recommended Antimicrobial Agents for Treatment and PEP of Pertussis
Pertussis: A Summary of Vaccine Recommendations (CDC)
More Pertussis Information for Healthcare Providers (VDH)
CDC Collection of Specimens for Diagnosis of Pertussis

 

Nursing Home Resources
Disease Control Guidance


Mumps Resources

Mumps Summary information for Providers
Mumps Vaccine Information Sheet
Mumps Testing Guidelines
Mumps Health Care Worker Exposure Assessment Form


Seasonal Flu Resources
Virginia Flu Surveillance
CDC Flu Activity and Surveillance
Henrico Nursing Home Flu Guidance
Seasonal Influenza Fact Sheet
Influenza: Overview for Healthcare Providers
CDC Prevention Strategies for Influenza in Healthcare Settings

 

Lead Resources
Fact Sheet: Lead Poisoning in Adults
Fact Sheet: Lead Poisoning in Children
Guidelines for Childhood Lead Poisoning


Miscellaneous Resources
Virginia Reportable Disease List
Faxable Epi 1 Report Form
Child Deaths from Heat-Related Motor Vehicle Entrapment
Arboviral Disease Resources
Syphilis Case Definitions
Virginia School Entrance Health Form (MCH-213F) FAQ’s
Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week 2014 Toolkit 1848gif
Tick-borne Diseases in Virginia 1848gif


Prepare for Disasters Brochures 
Prepare for Disasters: Special Information For Pregnant Women
Prepare for Disasters: Special Information For Families with Infants or Anyone Caring for a Newborn

Emergency Contacts

Toll Free 24-hr Emergency Paging Service: (866) 531-3068

When rapidly reportable diseases and public health emergencies occur during non-business hours, please contact the health department by using the toll free emergency paging system. This number will contact Keener Communications, who will then contact the staff member on call.

Contact Information, Main Office: (804) 501-4522
Normal business hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Mondays through Fridays, excluding State Holidays. Please use this number during normal business hours.

Reportable Disease Contact Information (PDF)