Fairfax County Health Department

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This is the official page of the Fairfax County Health Department with a mission to protect, promote, and improve health and the quality of life. Visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/opa/getfairfax/facebook-comments-policy.htm for our comments policy.

Mission: OUR MISSI0N: Protect, promote and improve health and quality of life.

What if you were suddenly incapacitated? What would you want your family to do? Advance Directives provide a legal road ...
02/16/2020

What if you were suddenly incapacitated? What would you want your family to do? Advance Directives provide a legal road map in an unfortunate situation.

Here is what you need to know: http://bit.ly/2HjCoCB

Interested in composting but don’t know where to start? Then you’ll want to join the Fairfax Food Council for a family-f...
02/15/2020

Interested in composting but don’t know where to start? Then you’ll want to join the Fairfax Food Council for a family-friendly workshop on March 7, 10-11:30am to learn about the basics of composting.

👉 Learn more and register by March 1: http://bit.ly/2Hjy6Lk

Worried about all of the candy that your children received this Valentine’s Day? Then you'll want to watch this video an...
02/15/2020

Worried about all of the candy that your children received this Valentine’s Day? Then you'll want to watch this video and find out how to make sure they keep their teeth healthy while still enjoying the occasional sweet treat. ❤️🍭🍪🍩🍫

📽️ http://bit.ly/2Sl2Sd3

The Older Adult’s Survey revealed that 85% of locals over the age of 50 say they have great fitness opportunities — yet ...
02/14/2020

The Older Adult’s Survey revealed that 85% of locals over the age of 50 say they have great fitness opportunities — yet only about half get regular exercise.

What’s the disconnect, guys? February is #HeartMonth and we want you to get out there and move. Visit your local senior center or rec center for class schedules: http://bit.ly/2zyAmel

Show a loved one you care this ❤️ Valentine’s Day ❤️ by committing to your health. One way to do this is by eating small...
02/14/2020

Show a loved one you care this ❤️ Valentine’s Day ❤️ by committing to your health. One way to do this is by eating smaller amounts of your favorite foods if they are high in calories, saturated fat or added sugars.

Find more strategies to help you achieve a healthy weight. https://bit.ly/2ewpxwG?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social #HealthyWeight

Fight hunger and feed hope in Fairfax County! Help us fill the shelves of area food banks. Stuff the Bus will be collect...
02/14/2020

Fight hunger and feed hope in Fairfax County! Help us fill the shelves of area food banks. Stuff the Bus will be collecting donations on Saturday, Feb. 15, at grocery stores in:
📍 Springfield
📍 Herndon
📍 Alexandria

Locations and collection hours: http://bit.ly/FfxStufftheBus?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

Congratulations to the 2020 14 Carrot Gold Food Safety Excellence Award winners! 🏆🥕 Bestway Supermarket 🥕 Burke Health C...
02/14/2020

Congratulations to the 2020 14 Carrot Gold Food Safety Excellence Award winners! 🏆
🥕 Bestway Supermarket
🥕 Burke Health Care Center
🥕 California Shabu Shabu
🥕 Columbia Baptist Church
🥕 Fairfax Food Service & Caterers
🥕 GMU – Panda Express
🥕 Poe Intermediate School
🥕 Poplar Tree Elementary School
🥕 Potomac River Café

Learn more about this #foodsafety award at: http://bit.ly/38jjDLl

Everything you needed to learn about preventing the spread of germs you learned in kindergarten. But don’t take our word...
02/13/2020

Everything you needed to learn about preventing the spread of germs you learned in kindergarten. But don’t take our word for it — listen to the advice of these kindergarteners! 🦈#ffxhealthykids

📽️ Watch our new video: http://bit.ly/2HeotO3

New on the Caregivers Insights blog 👉 You – and Your Loved Ones – Need Advance DirectivesRead this post and then please ...
02/13/2020

New on the Caregivers Insights blog 👉 You – and Your Loved Ones – Need Advance Directives

Read this post and then please move “Creating Advance Directives” up on your to-do list. http://bit.ly/2HjCoCB

Parents, if you have questions about vaping, you may want to check out this event:🎤 Youth Vaping, What Parents Need to K...
02/13/2020

Parents, if you have questions about vaping, you may want to check out this event:
🎤 Youth Vaping, What Parents Need to Know
📅 Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
🕕 6–7:30 pm
📍 Inova Fairfax Medical Campus & online
👉 Register: www.inova.org/YouthVaping

February is Children's Dental Health Month, so we can’t think of a better time than now to find out what questions kids ...
02/12/2020

February is Children's Dental Health Month, so we can’t think of a better time than now to find out what questions kids have for our dentist. #CDHM

📽️ Watch Kids Ask the Dentist: Sweet Treat Edition:
http://bit.ly/2Sl2Sd3

Did you know that we have a voluntary program that recognizes food service establishments for their food safety manageme...
02/12/2020

Did you know that we have a voluntary program that recognizes food service establishments for their food safety management systems?

Learn more about STAMP (Safety Through Actively Managing Practices) and see who participates at http://bit.ly/39byUxJ

#foodsafety

🦈 Baby Shark doo doo doo doo – it’s a catchy tune that will help you stay healthy! Sing Baby Shark while you’re washing ...
02/12/2020

🦈 Baby Shark doo doo doo doo – it’s a catchy tune that will help you stay healthy! Sing Baby Shark while you’re washing your hands and you’ll hit the recommend 20 second soap-up.

📽️ Watch our new video: http://bit.ly/2HeotO3

Ready Fairfax
02/11/2020

Ready Fairfax

Are you signed up for Fairfax Alerts? You can register multiple addresses you care about ➡️ home, work, school, daycare, etc. Make sure to sign up the whole family so everyone stays safe! 📲Learn more, www.fairfaxcounty.gov/alerts #StayInformed

We are pleased to announce the 2020 14 Carrot Gold Food Safety Excellence Award winners! See the list of 9 awardees sele...
02/11/2020

We are pleased to announce the 2020 14 Carrot Gold Food Safety Excellence Award winners! See the list of 9 awardees selected from more than 3,800 permitted establishments: http://bit.ly/38jjDLl #foodsafety

🎓 Get the Education and Career Skills You Need to Succeed. 🎓Earn an accredited, private high school diploma while gainin...
02/11/2020

🎓 Get the Education and Career Skills You Need to Succeed. 🎓

Earn an accredited, private high school diploma while gaining real-world career training through a flexible, supportive, online education program—available at no cost to you through Fairfax County Public Library.

👉 Learn more about Career Online High School at http://bit.ly/fcpl-hs-diploma?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social.

OK, so not all of us who are 50+ have the athleticism of Jennifer Lopez. But, we all need to commit to exercise as we ag...
02/10/2020

OK, so not all of us who are 50+ have the athleticism of Jennifer Lopez. But, we all need to commit to exercise as we age to prevent falls and maintain cardiovascular health. ❤️

Fairfax County senior centers, parks, and even our adult day health care centers have exercise programs for people all types of fitness goals. 👉 Go to http://bit.ly/2zyAmel and search “fitness” to find the right exercise option for you!

The #measles virus can live for up to 2 hours on a surface or in airspace where an infected person coughed or sneezed. S...
02/10/2020

The #measles virus can live for up to 2 hours on a surface or in airspace where an infected person coughed or sneezed. See the full #Infographic: http://bit.ly/2GVdZDc

Join the Opportunity Neighborhoods (ON) Partners Network for the first “ON-wide” shared learning and networking event. A...
02/10/2020

Join the Opportunity Neighborhoods (ON) Partners Network for the first “ON-wide” shared learning and networking event. Attendees will learn about established and new ON sites, meet partners at work in the sites and enjoy refreshments. Learn more & register http://bit.ly/3bfHLQU

Preschool parents, find out what you need to know about speech and language screenings in our latest blog post. 👉 Read i...
02/09/2020

Preschool parents, find out what you need to know about speech and language screenings in our latest blog post.

👉 Read it here: http://bit.ly/3beMu5C

Parents of teens and young adults — gonorrhea is a problem in Fairfax County. Many men and MOST women with an infection ...
02/09/2020

Parents of teens and young adults — gonorrhea is a problem in Fairfax County. Many men and MOST women with an infection have NO symptoms.

Talk with your child and make sure they know the facts about Gonorrhea and #SafeSex.

Get the facts & #GetTested:
http://bit.ly/34jNLUa

There are no cases of novel coronavirus in Fairfax County or Virginia at this time, but we understand you may still have...
02/08/2020

There are no cases of novel coronavirus in Fairfax County or Virginia at this time, but we understand you may still have questions. Watch this video and find out what Fairfax County residents need to know: http://bit.ly/2vPKpwN

One in four local older adults had a debilitating fall during the past year. If you don’t want to be one of them, you mu...
02/08/2020

One in four local older adults had a debilitating fall during the past year.

If you don’t want to be one of them, you must exercise! Participants in our Adult Day Health Care program do strength conditioning as well as balance and flexibility exercises EACH DAY.

They can do it and you can too! Get safe exercise tips: http://bit.ly/2vfQXUQ

#DYK: #measles is so contagious that if one person has it, up to 90% of the people around him or her will also become in...
02/08/2020

#DYK: #measles is so contagious that if one person has it, up to 90% of the people around him or her will also become infected if they are not protected. http://bit.ly/2UwGYVI

For National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day today, let your loved ones know that we’re in this together. Find #HIV testing...
02/08/2020

For National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day today, let your loved ones know that we’re in this together. Find #HIV testing near you and get tested together.

We offer HIV and STI testing at 5 clinic sites, pre & post test counseling — and condoms! http://bit.ly/2GaB6Kq

#NBHAAD #StopHIVTogether

How can we improve the health of our community? By making sure biases and misinformation don’t keep people from getting ...
02/07/2020

How can we improve the health of our community? By making sure biases and misinformation don’t keep people from getting tested and accessing care. We all have a part to play in ending the cycle of HIV stigma. We’re in this together, for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! #NBHAAD #StopHIVStigma http://bit.ly/38821Cd

Congratulations to the 2 newest STAMP program participants: Founding Farmers, Reston and Hyatt Regency - Barrel & Bushel...
02/07/2020

Congratulations to the 2 newest STAMP program participants: Founding Farmers, Reston and Hyatt Regency - Barrel & Bushel!

For a full list of enrolled establishments and more about this food safety program visit: http://bit.ly/39byUxJ

02/07/2020

When people feel love and unconditional support, they may be more likely to get tested for HIV, seek care, and stay in treatment. Let your family and friends know they are not alone. We’re in this together, for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day today and beyond. #StopHIVTogether http://bit.ly/38821Cd

Want to see how your efforts change lives for the better? We're hiring: School Public Health Nurse (Part time). ❗ Act qu...
02/07/2020

Want to see how your efforts change lives for the better? We're hiring: School Public Health Nurse (Part time).

❗ Act quickly, applications close TODAY, February 7 ❗

http://bit.ly/38CNPkf

📣 New on the Speech and Hearing Blog: Speech and language screenings for preschoolers: what you need to knowRead it here...
02/07/2020

📣 New on the Speech and Hearing Blog: Speech and language screenings for preschoolers: what you need to know

Read it here: http://bit.ly/3beMu5C

February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year’s theme, “We’re in This Together,” promotes working colle...
02/07/2020

February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year’s theme, “We’re in This Together,” promotes working collectively to stop HIV stigma and encourage HIV prevention, testing, and treatment in black communities. To support, share these #NBHAAD resources: http://bit.ly/CDC-NBHAAD?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

#StopHIVTogether

📣 New Library Program! Get a High School Diploma—and Career Training—in 18 Months or Less!Fairfax County Public Library ...
02/06/2020

📣 New Library Program! Get a High School Diploma—and Career Training—in 18 Months or Less!

Fairfax County Public Library has teamed up with Career Online High School to help you finish high school and train for an in-demand job for FREE. To learn more about this flexible, online program, visit http://bit.ly/fcpl-hs-diploma?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social.

“We encourage people to cover their coughs and sneezes, practice good handwashing, stay home when sick, and get a flu sh...
02/06/2020

“We encourage people to cover their coughs and sneezes, practice good handwashing, stay home when sick, and get a flu shot if they haven’t already done so.”

📽️ Watch: http://bit.ly/2vPKpwN

Parents, if you have questions about vaping, you may want to check out this event:🎤 Youth Vaping, What Parents Need to K...
02/05/2020

Parents, if you have questions about vaping, you may want to check out this event:
🎤 Youth Vaping, What Parents Need to Know
📅 Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
🕕 6–7:30 pm
📍 Inova Fairfax Medical Campus & online
👉 Register: www.inova.org/YouthVaping

Think #measles is just a little rash? It can be very serious — get the facts in this infographic: http://bit.ly/396g0s5
02/05/2020

Think #measles is just a little rash? It can be very serious — get the facts in this infographic: http://bit.ly/396g0s5

If you work with onsite sewage and private well water systems, you may be interested in our new Environmental Health Pro...
02/05/2020

If you work with onsite sewage and private well water systems, you may be interested in our new Environmental Health Programs Inspections page.

Check it out: http://bit.ly/35Zg4rQ

"As a public health nurse, you see how your efforts are changing students’ lives for the better. It’s an amazing feeling...
02/05/2020

"As a public health nurse, you see how your efforts are changing students’ lives for the better. It’s an amazing feeling to end the day knowing you helped someone."

What’s your Monday motivation for applying? Act quickly – applications for part time School Health Resource Public Health Nurse II close February 7. 👇

http://bit.ly/38CNPkf

What will you do to help create a world without #cancer? #WorldCancerDay #IAmAndIWill Read more: http://bit.ly/37ZroGi
02/04/2020

What will you do to help create a world without #cancer? #WorldCancerDay #IAmAndIWill

Read more: http://bit.ly/37ZroGi

Do you have questions about novel coronavirus? Watch our newest video: Novel Coronavirus Situation Update – 2/3/20📽️ htt...
02/03/2020

Do you have questions about novel coronavirus? Watch our newest video: Novel Coronavirus Situation Update – 2/3/20
📽️ http://bit.ly/2vPKpwN

Please note, there are currently NO cases of novel coronavirus in Fairfax County.

02/02/2020
Virginia Health Officials Investigating Potential Measles Exposure in Northern Virginia – Newsroom

Measles Alert: An individual with measles visited multiple locations in Northern Virginia. See this alert for locations: http://bit.ly/37LUYyZ

If you were at any of these locations and think you are unprotected from measles, please call 703-267-3511.

Virginia Health Officials Investigating Potential Measles Exposure in Northern Virginia NOTE: CORRECTION– ADDRESS FOR Kabob Palace is 2315 S. Eads St., Arlington, VA 22202 January 31, 2020 Media Contact: Tina Dale – 703-246-8642 Northern Virginia Health Departments Are Working Together to Identi...

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Fairfax, VA
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General information

The Fairfax County Health Department provides services at more than a dozen sites throughout the county. Visit https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/contacts for contact information.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(703) 246-2411

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