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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.

📣 New blog post: Everything You Needed to Know About Flu Prevention You Probably Learned in Preschool.Adults 65+ are ...
12/06/2019

📣 New blog post: Everything You Needed to Know About Flu Prevention You Probably Learned in Preschool.

Adults 65+ are at high risk for serious flu complications compared with young, healthy adults. Read about how to #fightflu: http://bit.ly/2rRvP5V

#handwashing #NIVW

Snow Day, holidays and summers off…  It’s not too good to be true! Apply to be a School Health Aide by tomorrow, Dec...
12/06/2019

Snow Day, holidays and summers off… It’s not too good to be true!

Apply to be a School Health Aide by tomorrow, Dec. 6.

👉 http://bit.ly/2Lh1LYg

2019 Health Department Holiday HoursDISTRICT OFFICESDec. 24: 8am–12:30pm, Walk-in hours: 8am–11amDec. 25: CLOSEDDec....
12/05/2019

2019 Health Department Holiday Hours

DISTRICT OFFICES
Dec. 24: 8am–12:30pm, Walk-in hours: 8am–11am
Dec. 25: CLOSED
Dec. 31: 8am–4:30pm
Jan. 1, 2020: CLOSED

VITAL RECORDS OFFICES
Dec. 24: 8am–noon
Dec. 25: CLOSED
Dec. 31: 8am–4:30pm
Jan. 1, 2020: CLOSED

http://bit.ly/2nfW18j

#NIVW is a national observance that highlights the importance of #flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older.  #Fig...
12/05/2019

#NIVW is a national observance that highlights the importance of #flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older. #FightFlu

📽️ Watch: http://bit.ly/2Yh7kel

⚠️ News Release: Virginia Department of Health Warns of Fake Vital Records Websites ⚠️Do not to use third party ...
12/05/2019

⚠️ News Release: Virginia Department of Health Warns of Fake Vital Records Websites ⚠️

Do not to use third party services to obtain vital records or pay any fee for vital records application forms, which have always been and always will be free.

👉 http://bit.ly/2rcu1Ej

Do you know how many steps you should take to wash your hands?  6️⃣ 🖐️ 💦 🧼 👉 http://bit.ly/2QOc6hQ
12/05/2019

Do you know how many steps you should take to wash your hands? 6️⃣ 🖐️ 💦 🧼

👉 http://bit.ly/2QOc6hQ

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week! Have you gotten your #flu vaccine? It's not too late! http://bit.ly/31XN4zx#...
12/05/2019

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week! Have you gotten your #flu vaccine?

It's not too late! http://bit.ly/31XN4zx

#NIVW #FightFlu

📣 Attention Fairfax County Public Schools high school students!Falls Church Academy & the Health Occupations Students...
12/04/2019

📣 Attention Fairfax County Public Schools high school students!

Falls Church Academy & the Health Occupations Students of America will host a Healthcare College and Career Fair on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, 9 am to noon at Falls Church High School.

Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/2LiDbGn

Are you thinking about making a career change? 🤔We are now accepting applications for School Health Aides. Learn more...
12/04/2019

Are you thinking about making a career change? 🤔

We are now accepting applications for School Health Aides. Learn more and apply by December 6.

http://bit.ly/2Lh1LYg

📣 Now Hiring: School Health Aide 📣Learn more and apply by Dec. 6! http://bit.ly/2Lh1LYg
12/04/2019

📣 Now Hiring: School Health Aide 📣

Learn more and apply by Dec. 6! http://bit.ly/2Lh1LYg

⚠️ News Release: Virginia Department of Health Warns of Fake Vital Records Websites ⚠️The State Health Commissio...
12/03/2019
Virginia Department of Health Warns of Fake Vital Records Websites | Health

⚠️ News Release: Virginia Department of Health Warns of Fake Vital Records Websites ⚠️

The State Health Commissioner is warning Virginians not to use any third party services to obtain vital records and not to pay any fee for vital records application forms, which have always been and always will be free.

Read more: http://bit.ly/2rcu1Ej

Fairfax County, Virginia - Virginia Department of Health Warns of Fake Vital Records Websites

#DYK #handwashing is one of the easiest ways to help avoid getting sick and spreading germs? Follow these 6️⃣ steps:...
12/03/2019

#DYK #handwashing is one of the easiest ways to help avoid getting sick and spreading germs?

Follow these 6️⃣ steps: http://bit.ly/2QOc6hQ

Doing your best to keep healthy habits this holiday season?Then you don't want to miss this recent edition of Fairfax Co...
12/02/2019

Doing your best to keep healthy habits this holiday season?

Then you don't want to miss this recent edition of Fairfax County's weekly Spanish radio program, "La Voz del Condado de Fairfax."

🎧 Listen here: http://bit.ly/2QMLQnQ

It’s important to wash your hands before, during and after preparing food. Make sure you’re washing the right way: h...
12/01/2019

It’s important to wash your hands before, during and after preparing food. Make sure you’re washing the right way: http://bit.ly/2QOc6hQ

Headed outside to do some yard work today? 🍂📽️ Watch this video first to find out how you can avoid mosquito pro...
12/01/2019

Headed outside to do some yard work today? 🍂

📽️ Watch this video first to find out how you can avoid mosquito problems and prevent tick bites: http://bit.ly/35DWK3D

#fightthebite

11/30/2019

Nobody wants food poisoning for the holidays. Keep your family and dinner guests safe with these #FoodSafety tips.

📽️ Watch: http://bit.ly/2OGXG0g

Before you donate food this holiday season, watch this video about how to donate and how your donations help combat hung...
11/30/2019

Before you donate food this holiday season, watch this video about how to donate and how your donations help combat hunger in our community.

📽️ http://bit.ly/34iTE4X

November is #AdoptionAwarenessMonth in Fairfax County. In the last year, 17 children were adopted from foster care throu...
11/30/2019

November is #AdoptionAwarenessMonth in Fairfax County. In the last year, 17 children were adopted from foster care through the Department of Family Services. If you are considering becoming an adoptive parent, meet the Children Awaiting Adoption http://bit.ly/2A3ioQL?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

November may be National Family Caregivers Month, but we have information for you all year long. Check out our Caregiver...
11/30/2019

November may be National Family Caregivers Month, but we have information for you all year long.

Check out our Caregivers Insight blog for helpful information: http://bit.ly/2ZdUXzk

Do you know where mosquitoes and ticks might be hiding in your yard?Watch this video before you head outside and learn h...
11/29/2019

Do you know where mosquitoes and ticks might be hiding in your yard?

Watch this video before you head outside and learn how to #fightthebite: http://bit.ly/35DWK3D

Do you really know if it is done yet? Leftovers should be cooked to a minimum 165°F and left to sit for 2 minutes.  Mor...
11/29/2019

Do you really know if it is done yet? Leftovers should be cooked to a minimum 165°F and left to sit for 2 minutes.

More information about safe cooking: http://bit.ly/30CPFhZ

Make sure your guests leave the table THANKFUL for your attention to FOOD SAFETY!  Follow the 4 steps to a food-safe mea...
11/28/2019

Make sure your guests leave the table THANKFUL for your attention to FOOD SAFETY!

Follow the 4 steps to a food-safe meal:
1️⃣ Clean
2️⃣ Separate
3️⃣ Cook
4️⃣ Chill

📽️ Watch: http://bit.ly/2w0xHrK

Do you really know if your holiday meal is done cooking? Each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans — that’s 48 million peop...
11/28/2019

Do you really know if your holiday meal is done cooking?

Each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans — that’s 48 million people — get sick from foodborne diseases. Find out how to lower your chance of a food-related illness

http://bit.ly/30CPFhZ

Hearing loss impacts more than a person’s ability to listen to music or participate in conversations. Find out why it ...
11/27/2019

Hearing loss impacts more than a person’s ability to listen to music or participate in conversations. Find out why it is so important to not put off your hearing test: http://bit.ly/2KB9wYB

Do you really know if the turkey done? What about the stuffing? They’re not if they haven’t reached an internal temp...
11/27/2019

Do you really know if the turkey done? What about the stuffing? They’re not if they haven’t reached an internal temperature of 165°F. 🦃

Learn more about #foodsafety: http://bit.ly/30CPFhZ

November is #AdoptionAwarenessMonth! Learn more about the Foster Care and Adoption Program and this special family unite...
11/27/2019

November is #AdoptionAwarenessMonth! Learn more about the Foster Care and Adoption Program and this special family united through adoption. http://bit.ly/2D8HgIs

Are you cooking Thanksgiving dinner for your family? 🦃Follow these 4 steps to food safety:1️⃣ Clean2️⃣ Separa...
11/27/2019

Are you cooking Thanksgiving dinner for your family? 🦃

Follow these 4 steps to food safety:
1️⃣ Clean
2️⃣ Separate
3️⃣ Cook
4️⃣ Chill

📽️ Watch and learn more: http://bit.ly/2w0xHrK

Thanksgiving, the start of the holiday season, is coming! 🦃Don’t let FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) add to your stress ...
11/27/2019

Thanksgiving, the start of the holiday season, is coming! 🦃

Don’t let FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) add to your stress this year! Be realistic about what you can commit to. Take time early to talk with your family and decide where you will put your energy.

For more holiday stress tips visit http://bit.ly/CCUZtGB?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

Are you a caregiver, caring for an older adult with dementia or other impairments? We have resources for you: http://bit...
11/26/2019

Are you a caregiver, caring for an older adult with dementia or other impairments?

We have resources for you: http://bit.ly/2qT98xn #NationalFamilyCaregiversMonth

If you're caring for an older adult, don't miss the latest edition of the County Conversation featuring Destiny Fritz ta...
11/26/2019

If you're caring for an older adult, don't miss the latest edition of the County Conversation featuring Destiny Fritz talking about holiday caregiving.

🎧 Listen here: http://bit.ly/35yKgtW

Feeling thankful and looking to give back this holiday season? Watch this video about how to donate food and find out ho...
11/26/2019

Feeling thankful and looking to give back this holiday season?

Watch this video about how to donate food and find out how healthy food donations, especially during the holiday season, help the community combat hunger.

http://bit.ly/34iTE4X

Fairfax County's weekly Spanish radio program, "La Voz del Condado de Fairfax," recently featured Carla Paredes who shar...
11/25/2019

Fairfax County's weekly Spanish radio program, "La Voz del Condado de Fairfax," recently featured Carla Paredes who shared good health habits for the holidays.

🎧 Listen here: http://bit.ly/2QMLQnQ

Is Fall yard cleanup on your to do list this weekend? 🍂Watch this video before you head outside and find out how to a...
11/24/2019

Is Fall yard cleanup on your to do list this weekend? 🍂

Watch this video before you head outside and find out how to avoid mosquito problems and prevent tick bites. #fightthebite

http://bit.ly/34hbwx4

November is #AdoptionAwarenessMonth! Learn more about the Foster Care and Adoption Program and this special family unite...
11/23/2019

November is #AdoptionAwarenessMonth! Learn more about the Foster Care and Adoption Program and this special family united through adoption. http://bit.ly/2D8HgIs

November is #AdoptionAwarenessMonth in Fairfax County. In the last year, 17 children were adopted from foster care throu...
11/23/2019

November is #AdoptionAwarenessMonth in Fairfax County. In the last year, 17 children were adopted from foster care through the Department of Family Services.

If you are considering becoming an adoptive parent, meet the Children Awaiting Adoption http://bit.ly/2A3ioQL?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

Have you been procrastinating getting your hearing tested?  Read our latest blog and find out why you shouldn't put this...
11/23/2019

Have you been procrastinating getting your hearing tested?

Read our latest blog and find out why you shouldn't put this off: http://bit.ly/2KB9wYB

Quit Tip: Plan ahead for getting past cravings. Have a list of things to do – take a walk, call a friend, or work a pu...
11/22/2019

Quit Tip: Plan ahead for getting past cravings. Have a list of things to do – take a walk, call a friend, or work a puzzle.

Quit Now, Virginia! #GASO2019
www.cancer.org/smokeout

Thanksgiving, the start of the holiday season, is coming soon! 🦃Don’t let #FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) add to your s...
11/22/2019

Thanksgiving, the start of the holiday season, is coming soon! 🦃

Don’t let #FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) add to your stress this year. Be realistic about what you can commit to. Take time early to talk with your family and decide where you will put your energy.

For more holiday stress tips visit http://bit.ly/CCUZtGB?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

Recognize your friend’s/family member’s smokefree successes and milestones. One day, one week, or one year are all r...
11/22/2019

Recognize your friend’s/family member’s smokefree successes and milestones. One day, one week, or one year are all reasons to celebrate. 🎈🙌🎉

Quit Now, Virginia! #GASO2019
www.cancer.org/smokeout

Quit tip: Come up with a plan for the money you will save. 💲 The average pack of cigarettes in VA costs $5.04💲💲...
11/22/2019

Quit tip: Come up with a plan for the money you will save.

💲 The average pack of cigarettes in VA costs $5.04
💲💲 If you smoke a pack a day, once you quit, you can save $1,820 in 1 year
💲💲💲That’s $9,100 savings over 5 years!

#GASO2019
www.cancer.org/smokeout

Fumar no es algo que tiene que lograr de abandoner en un solo día. Comience con el día uno. Visite www.cancer.org/deja...
11/21/2019

Fumar no es algo que tiene que lograr de abandoner en un solo día. Comience con el día uno.

Visite www.cancer.org/dejardefumar o llame al 1-800-227-2345 para más información.

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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 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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