The Virginia Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a force of medical and non-medical volunteers who stand ready to support the community in the event of a public health emergency.
The Central Shenandoah Health District is one of thirty five health districts under the Virginia Department of Health. It is comprised of seven health departments that serve the counties of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge and Rockingham along with the cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton and Waynesboro. Our local health departments provide numerous services to approximately 293,000 citizens. Find out more by touring our website.
As cold weather sets in, clothing layers increase, scarves are pulled tighter, and noses become redder. This time of year can also bring the dreaded running nose, scratchy throat, cough, body aches, and headache of the seasonal flu. As you fretfully try to protect yourself from the winter season with warmer clothes and hot drinks, are you also taking steps to protect yourself from the bigger threat of the flu? Find out more about the flu vaccine in our latest blog post. Learn More