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The purpose of official Fairfax County social media accounts is to present matters of public interest. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note these are moderated online discussion sites. We recognize social media is a 24/7 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given the need to manage our staff resources (your tax dollars), we gener

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Bacteria can grow rapidly in the danger zone between 40°F and 140°F. After food is prepared, keep hot food hot and cold ...
12/23/2021

Bacteria can grow rapidly in the danger zone between 40°F and 140°F. After food is prepared, keep hot food hot and cold food cold. Then, refrigerate or freeze any perishable food within 2 hours.

Find out more: https://bit.ly/3snpdt8

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Bacteria can grow rapidly in the danger zone between 40°F and 140°F. After food is prepared, keep hot food hot and cold food cold. Then, refrigerate or freeze any perishable food within 2 hours.

Find out more: https://bit.ly/3snpdt8

#FFXHealthyHolidays

As cases of COVID-19 are escalating in our community and across the nation, we are adjusting the case investigation proc...
12/22/2021
Rise in Cases Prompts Health Department to Update Contact Investigation Process

As cases of COVID-19 are escalating in our community and across the nation, we are adjusting the case investigation process to utilize staff and resources most effectively. Learn more about this: https://bit.ly/3ejTkt2

As cases of COVID-19 are escalating in our community and across the nation, our Health Department is adjusting its Containment Branch case investigation process to utilize staff and resources most …

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Flu vaccines are recommended for everyone six months or older; and you need one every...
12/22/2021

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Flu vaccines are recommended for everyone six months or older; and you need one every year. Don’t wait .

To learn more, visit GetMyFluShot.org or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/flu.

#NoTimeForFlu

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Flu vaccines are recommended for everyone six months or older; and you need one every year. Don’t wait .

To learn more, visit GetMyFluShot.org or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/flu.

#NoTimeForFlu

Earlier this week we shared a COVID-19 holiday update about how to stay safe and healthy this holiday season.📽️ Watch fo...
12/22/2021
COVID-19 Holiday Update

Earlier this week we shared a COVID-19 holiday update about how to stay safe and healthy this holiday season.

📽️ Watch for some important updates: https://bit.ly/3mquEnr

The Fairfax County Health Department shared a COVID-19 holiday update about how to stay safe and healthy this holiday season.More information at https://www....

Kids and teens need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Need some ideas? Get started with this interacti...
12/22/2021

Kids and teens need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.
Need some ideas? Get started with this interactive tool: https://bit.ly/3F8UbbS
#FFXHealthyHolidays

Kids and teens need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.
Need some ideas? Get started with this interactive tool: https://bit.ly/3F8UbbS
#FFXHealthyHolidays

The deadline for your child’s school immunization requirements is quickly approaching. If your child still needs require...
12/21/2021

The deadline for your child’s school immunization requirements is quickly approaching. If your child still needs required vaccines, consider visiting us during winter break. Some evening hours available. Schedule an appointment by calling us at 703-246-7100.
https://bit.ly/2yJeFY0

The deadline for your child’s school immunization requirements is quickly approaching. If your child still needs required vaccines, consider visiting us during winter break. Some evening hours available. Schedule an appointment by calling us at 703-246-7100.
https://bit.ly/2yJeFY0

The recent emergence of the Omicron variant further emphasizes the importance of vaccination, boosters and prevention ef...
12/21/2021

The recent emergence of the Omicron variant further emphasizes the importance of vaccination, boosters and prevention efforts needed to protect against COVID-19.

Everyone ages 16 and older can get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out more: https://bit.ly/3AHiU4g?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

The recent emergence of the Omicron variant further emphasizes the importance of vaccination, boosters and prevention efforts needed to protect against COVID-19.

Everyone ages 16 and older can get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out more: https://bit.ly/3AHiU4g?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

Get started by finding a walking or bike path near you! See these resources from Fairfax County Park Authority: http://o...
12/20/2021

Get started by finding a walking or bike path near you! See these resources from Fairfax County Park Authority: http://ow.ly/8H6P50HeO62

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Get started by finding a walking or bike path near you! See these resources from Fairfax County Park Authority: http://ow.ly/8H6P50HeO62

#FFXHealthyHolidays

12/20/2021
COVID-19 Holiday Update

Join us for a COVID-19 holiday update and find out how to stay safe and healthy this holiday season.

Vaccination Clinic Holiday Schedule:Fairfax County & South County Government Centers: ❌ Dec 23 - 26: Closed Tysons Commu...
12/20/2021

Vaccination Clinic Holiday Schedule:

Fairfax County & South County Government Centers:
❌ Dec 23 - 26: Closed

Tysons Community Vaccination Center:
❌ Dec 23 - 27: Closed
✔️ Dec 28 - 29: Open 10am - 7:30pm
✔️ Dec 30: Open 8am - 4pm
❌ Dec 31 - Jan 2: Closed

https://bit.ly/3i4G8tb

Vaccination Clinic Holiday Schedule:

Fairfax County & South County Government Centers:
❌ Dec 23 - 26: Closed

Tysons Community Vaccination Center:
❌ Dec 23 - 27: Closed
✔️ Dec 28 - 29: Open 10am - 7:30pm
✔️ Dec 30: Open 8am - 4pm
❌ Dec 31 - Jan 2: Closed

https://bit.ly/3i4G8tb

In Fairfax County, school age children are now more likely to be infected with COVID-19 than any other age group. The CO...
12/19/2021
Why should I vaccinate?

In Fairfax County, school age children are now more likely to be infected with COVID-19 than any other age group. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective in protecting children from the virus.

Get the #FFXHEealthFacts, see why you should vaccinate your child: https://bit.ly/3md3mk8

COVID-19 can have a serious impact children’s health. The COVID-19 vaccine is a safe and effective way to keep them safe. Get the #FFXHealthFacts More inform...

Unlike elves, humans should not subsist entirely on candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup. Be sure to add some fruit...
12/19/2021

Unlike elves, humans should not subsist entirely on candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup. Be sure to add some fruit and veggies into your holiday diet decadence.
Get tips here: https://bit.ly/32iCwzR

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Unlike elves, humans should not subsist entirely on candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup. Be sure to add some fruit and veggies into your holiday diet decadence.
Get tips here: https://bit.ly/32iCwzR

#FFXHealthyHolidays

The COVID-19  call centers will be closed for the holidays:📅 December 24 - 26📅 January 1https://bit.ly/314rklI
12/19/2021

The COVID-19 call centers will be closed for the holidays:
📅 December 24 - 26
📅 January 1

https://bit.ly/314rklI

The COVID-19 call centers will be closed for the holidays:
📅 December 24 - 26
📅 January 1

https://bit.ly/314rklI

Buying #LastMinuteGifts? Consider an emergency supply kit item like a flashlight, batteries or a whistle. Here is a list...
12/18/2021

Buying #LastMinuteGifts? Consider an emergency supply kit item like a flashlight, batteries or a whistle. Here is a list: www.ready.gov/kit

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Buying #LastMinuteGifts? Consider an emergency supply kit item like a flashlight, batteries or a whistle. Here is a list: www.ready.gov/kit

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Why should I get a booster?The effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine decreases over time. A booster shot rebuilds protec...
12/18/2021
Why should I get a booster?

Why should I get a booster?
The effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine decreases over time. A booster shot rebuilds protection and reduces the risk of infection and spreading infection to others.

Everyone 16 years and older can get a booster. Now is the time.

📽️ https://bit.ly/3E786Ow

#FFXHealthFacts

The effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine decreases over time. Getting a booster increases protection and reduces the risk of breakthrough illness. Get the #...

Nearly 75,000 county residents experience food insecurity. Find out how to get help or take action to help others get a ...
12/18/2021

Nearly 75,000 county residents experience food insecurity. Find out how to get help or take action to help others get a healthy meal: https://bit.ly/3E25TFi

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Nearly 75,000 county residents experience food insecurity. Find out how to get help or take action to help others get a healthy meal: https://bit.ly/3E25TFi

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Looking for a COVID-19 vaccine? Here are 4️⃣ ways to get started. Click the links for important details.➡️ Find a locati...
12/17/2021

Looking for a COVID-19 vaccine? Here are 4️⃣ ways to get started. Click the links for important details.
➡️ Find a location near you at vaccines.gov
➡️ Schedule an appointment at the Health Department: guest.vams.cdc.gov/?jurisdiction=FX
➡️ Find a pop-up clinic – like the Tysons Community Vaccination Center, Springfield Masonic Lodge, Springfield Town Center, and other community locations (check back often!): www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/novel-coronavirus/vaccine/registration
➡️ Visit a school-located clinic: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/novel-coronavirus/vaccine/school-clinics

Looking for a COVID-19 vaccine? Here are 4️⃣ ways to get started. Click the links for important details.
➡️ Find a location near you at vaccines.gov
➡️ Schedule an appointment at the Health Department: guest.vams.cdc.gov/?jurisdiction=FX
➡️ Find a pop-up clinic – like the Tysons Community Vaccination Center, Springfield Masonic Lodge, Springfield Town Center, and other community locations (check back often!): www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/novel-coronavirus/vaccine/registration
➡️ Visit a school-located clinic: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/novel-coronavirus/vaccine/school-clinics

Did you know December is #HiNeighborMonth? 👋Social connections are important to your personal health preparedness. Learn...
12/16/2021

Did you know December is #HiNeighborMonth? 👋
Social connections are important to your personal health preparedness. Learn more about the importance of neighbors and learn ways that you can get involved in the community: https://bit.ly/3dVhmdM

Did you know December is #HiNeighborMonth? 👋
Social connections are important to your personal health preparedness. Learn more about the importance of neighbors and learn ways that you can get involved in the community: https://bit.ly/3dVhmdM

12/16/2021

Singing a song while washing your hands can help you make sure you're scrubbing for at least twenty seconds. Here's a holiday twist: jingle bells! 🎅🔔 🧼💧🙌

More on the proper steps for handwashing at: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/handwashing

Say yes to cookies (in moderation!), but avoid eating and playing with raw (unbaked) dough or batter. You can get sick a...
12/15/2021

Say yes to cookies (in moderation!), but avoid eating and playing with raw (unbaked) dough or batter. You can get sick after eating or tasting raw (unbaked) dough or batter that is meant to be cooked, and children can get sick from handling or eating raw dough used for crafts or play clay, too.

Here are some safety tips: https://bit.ly/3m4H2Jh

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Say yes to cookies (in moderation!), but avoid eating and playing with raw (unbaked) dough or batter. You can get sick after eating or tasting raw (unbaked) dough or batter that is meant to be cooked, and children can get sick from handling or eating raw dough used for crafts or play clay, too.

Here are some safety tips: https://bit.ly/3m4H2Jh

#FFXHealthyHolidays

As disease transmission increases, Public Health leaders in the Northern Virginia region are encouraging residents to ma...
12/15/2021

As disease transmission increases, Public Health leaders in the Northern Virginia region are encouraging residents to maintain their vigilance in curbing the spread of COVID-19 to minimize hospitalizations and deaths during this winter surge.
Read more: https://bit.ly/3GyRUqX

As disease transmission increases, Public Health leaders in the Northern Virginia region are encouraging residents to maintain their vigilance in curbing the spread of COVID-19 to minimize hospitalizations and deaths during this winter surge.
Read more: https://bit.ly/3GyRUqX

Washing your hands is the most important and easiest action you can take to lower your chance of getting sick and spread...
12/14/2021

Washing your hands is the most important and easiest action you can take to lower your chance of getting sick and spreading illnesses like flu, COVID-19, E. coli, and pink eye (yuck!).

Get a refresher on when and how to wash your hands: https://bit.ly/2QOc6hQ

#FFXHealthyHolidays

Washing your hands is the most important and easiest action you can take to lower your chance of getting sick and spreading illnesses like flu, COVID-19, E. coli, and pink eye (yuck!).

Get a refresher on when and how to wash your hands: https://bit.ly/2QOc6hQ

#FFXHealthyHolidays

If you're not feeling well, please stay home!  No matter how mild your symptoms may seem, please stay home, even if it m...
12/13/2021

If you're not feeling well, please stay home!

No matter how mild your symptoms may seem, please stay home, even if it means skipping some holiday gatherings this year. This will help avoid potentially exposing others to COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

See this holiday planning guidance: https://bit.ly/3GxDh7k

#FFXHealthyHolidays

If you're not feeling well, please stay home!

No matter how mild your symptoms may seem, please stay home, even if it means skipping some holiday gatherings this year. This will help avoid potentially exposing others to COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

See this holiday planning guidance: https://bit.ly/3GxDh7k

#FFXHealthyHolidays

There are several school-located COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children 5-11 years of age scheduled this week.🏫 Find loca...
12/13/2021

There are several school-located COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children 5-11 years of age scheduled this week.

🏫 Find locations and important details that you need to know before you go: https://bit.ly/3kFfjOC

There are several school-located COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children 5-11 years of age scheduled this week.

🏫 Find locations and important details that you need to know before you go: https://bit.ly/3kFfjOC

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10777 Main St
Fairfax, VA
22030

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 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

Telephone

(703) 246-2411

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Bacteria can grow rapidly in the danger zone between 40°F and 140°F. After food is prepared, keep hot food hot and cold food cold. Then, refrigerate or freeze any perishable food within 2 hours. Find out more: https://bit.ly/3snpdt8 #FFXHealthyHolidays
As cases of COVID-19 are escalating in our community and across the nation, we are adjusting the case investigation process to utilize staff and resources most effectively. Learn more about this: https://bit.ly/3ejTkt2
Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Flu vaccines are recommended for everyone six months or older; and you need one every year. Don’t wait . To learn more, visit GetMyFluShot.org or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/flu. #NoTimeForFlu
Earlier this week we shared a COVID-19 holiday update about how to stay safe and healthy this holiday season. 📽️ Watch for some important updates: https://bit.ly/3mquEnr
COVID-19 data has been updated for today, Dec. 22. 📈 VIEW VACCINE DATA DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/3bNZ3pz 📊 VIEW CASE DATA DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES ☑️ VIEW COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION LEVEL: https://bit.ly/3nl3hfn
Kids and teens need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Need some ideas? Get started with this interactive tool: https://bit.ly/3F8UbbS #FFXHealthyHolidays
COVID-19 data has been updated for today, Dec. 21. 📈 VIEW VACCINE DATA DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/3bNZ3pz 📊 VIEW CASE DATA DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES ☑️ VIEW COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION LEVEL: https://bit.ly/3nl3hfn
The deadline for your child’s school immunization requirements is quickly approaching. If your child still needs required vaccines, consider visiting us during winter break. Some evening hours available. Schedule an appointment by calling us at 703-246-7100. https://bit.ly/2yJeFY0
The recent emergence of the Omicron variant further emphasizes the importance of vaccination, boosters and prevention efforts needed to protect against COVID-19. Everyone ages 16 and older can get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out more: https://bit.ly/3AHiU4g?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social
Get started by finding a walking or bike path near you! See these resources from Fairfax County Park Authority: http://ow.ly/8H6P50HeO62 #FFXHealthyHolidays
COVID-19 data has been updated for today, Dec. 20. 📈 VIEW VACCINE DATA DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/3bNZ3pz 📊 VIEW CASE DATA DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES ☑️ VIEW COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION LEVEL: https://bit.ly/3nl3hfn
Join us for a COVID-19 holiday update and find out how to stay safe and healthy this holiday season.