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  • Rabies Awareness

    September 24-September 30 is Rabies Awareness Week in Virginia. Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system, and is most commonly found in wild animals, such as raccoons, foxes and skunks. Virginia’s Rabies Awareness Week centers around World Rabies Day, which falls this year on September 28. There are many ways you…Read more

  • Do Your Part- Be Septic Smart!

    One quarter of U.S. homes have septic systems. It’s important to maintain your system to protect your home, health, environment and property value. The Environmental Protection Agency offers many tips. At VDH, the Division of Onsite Sewage and Water Services program protects public health and ground water quality through its wastewater program. Read more about the office. Protect…Read more

  • National Preparedness Month - Week 2

    Know basic home maintenance to protect your family and home. Put smoke alarms on every level of your home, test them monthly, and replace them when they are 10 years old. Protect your family by installing a carbon monoxide detector. Have chimneys and vents cleaned and inspected by a qualified professional at least once a year to prevent…Read more

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