Hepatitis A Outbreak in Virginia
Any Virginian who desires hepatitis A vaccine may receive the vaccine. Virginia developed a statewide hepatitis a virus (HAV) vaccination campaign to focus specifically on adults who are members of high risk groups such as those who are or have recently been incarcerated, persons who are experiencing homelessness, injection and non-injection drug users, and men who have sex with men (MSM).
It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate! It’s that time of year again — flu season. As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity is increasing. Get a flu vaccine now if you have not gotten vaccinated yet this season. There are many reasons to get a flu vaccine. Flu vaccination can reduce your risk of…Read more
World AIDS Day takes place December 1 of each year. It is a time when people across the world can take the opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS, and show support for those living with HIV, and remember those that have lost their lives to AIDS-related illnesses. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was…Read more
Lead is Still Found in Many Homes Lead is a toxic metal that is still present in and around many homes in lead-based paint and urban soils. Lead can also be tracked in if parents have jobs or hobbies that expose them to lead. Children who are exposed to lead at a young age are at increased risk…Read more