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The Chesapeake Health District is dedicated to preventing illness, promoting healthy lifestyles and protecting the environment for all the citizens of Chesapeake.


 

For reporting a public health emergency, such as a reportable disease or environmental public health hazard, after normal business hours, on holidays or weekends, please contact police dispatch at (757) 382-6161.

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MEASLES Information

From January 1 to January 30, 2015, 102 people from 14 states in the U.S. (AZ, CA, CO, IL, MI, MN, NE, NY, OR, PA, SD, TX, UT, WA) have been reported with measles. Most of these cases are part of a large, ongoing outbreak linked to an amusement park in California. To date, there have been no cases of measles reported in Virginia this year. www.vdh.virginia.gov

 

Measles is highly infectious, but it is also highly preventable through vaccination. The Virginia Department of Health urges persons who are not vaccinated or whose children have not been vaccinated, to receive vaccine as soon as possible. You may receive vaccine from your doctor or local health department. http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/LHD/index.htm

 

In Virginia, 88.8 percent of children have received the measles vaccine by their second birthday and 91.3 percent are fully vaccinated against measles when they begin school. Find out more about measles and vaccination requirements at www.vdh.virginia.gov

Grow, Eat, Live - Starting from seed is our topic this month

Cancelled due to weather. Please check back later for future Grow, Eat, Live invitations.

 

Grow, Eat, Live event on starting from seed. Call 757-382-8655 for more information.

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Last Updated: 02-25-2015

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