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Crater Health District

Working together to foster healthy communities through disease prevention & control, health promotion, environmental protection and emergency preparedness & response. The District serves the cities and counties of Dinwiddie, Emporia, Greensville, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George, Surry and Sussex.


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The Virginia Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a force of dedicated volunteers who stand ready to support the community in the event of a public health emergency. Medical and non-medical backgrounds needed.

  • Low time commitment
  • All training is FREE
  • Become engaged in Public Health

Hurricane season is here - are you ready?

Extreme Heat

Hurricane season starts June 1, 2016 and continues through Nov. 30, 2016. Not only can the strong winds associated with hurricanes cause severe damage, but hurricanes can also result in storm surges, floods and tornadoes.

Here are several steps you can take to keep yourself and your loved ones safe this hurricane season.


Last Updated: 08-25-2016

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