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Rappahannock Area Health District

The Rappahannock Area Health District provides medical, environmental, and public health services to residents of the City of Fredericksburg and Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties in Virginia.

Please contact your local Health Department for availability and schedules. 

Caroline County Health Department

Fredericksburg Health Department

King George Health Department

Spotsylvania Health Department.

Stafford Health Department         











Please click here for the latest information on Ebola. You may also reach the VDH Ebola Call Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-877-ASK-VDH3 (1-877-275-8343)

Influenza (flu)

Influenza (or “the flu”) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by a virus that affects the nose, throat, and lungs. Influenza spreads mainly from person to person by droplets from the nose or throat that are released when an infected person coughs or sneezes. There are many things that people can do to prevent themselves or their loved ones from getting or spreading the flu. CDC and VDH recommend that everyone 6 months of age or older receive a flu vaccination each year, especially those who are at high risk of serious complications from the flu. Learn more at

Summer Safety

Summer is a perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors, be active and spend time with friends and family. It’s important for us to remember to stay healthy and safe under the sun and in the water. This summer, take precautions to help keep your family safe whether you’re grilling out, riding a bike, swimming, or just enjoying some time in the sun. Click here for summer injury and illness prevention tips.


Additional resources:
RAHD Summer Safety Brochure
RAHD Safe Food Handling Brochure


The Rappahannock Medical Reserve Corps (RMRC) assists the Health District in its response to public health emergencies and participates in other public health programs to improve the health of the community. For information about joining the RMRC, please click here.

Rappahanock WIC Program

Last Updated: 10-22-2014

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