New River Health District

newriverslogoAs an agency, and as individuals, we value hospitality, responsiveness, accountability, compassion, integrity, and cutting-edge expertise. We are committed to protecting all citizens in the New River Valley at all times, preventing disease, and promoting health and wellness.

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New River Health District

The New River Health District is comprised of the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski and the City of Radford, Virginia. District Office headquarters are located in the Montgomery County Health Department in Christiansburg.

News & Events

Do you rely on a well, spring, or cistern? Do you ever wonder about the quality of your water? Do you want to learn more about taking care of your water system and keeping your water safe? If you answered yes to these questions, the Virginia Household Water Quality Program is sponsoring local drinking water clinics to help you learn more about caring for your private water system. Click here for more information!

For information on emergency closings and/or delayed openings:

-Call the Montgomery County Health Department at 540-585-3300

-Watch WSLS10

-Listen to Vibe 100, 100.1FM or 610 AM; Q99, 99.1FM; K92, 92.3FM; 94.9 Star Country, 94.9FM; or 960AM News Talk Radio

-Visit WSLS10 or WDBJ7

Click here to visit our Community Contractors Bulletin Board, where local service providers list their contact information.


“Flu season is almost here and the New River Health District (NRHD) wants to help keep your children and the adults who care for them healthy.  The NRHD is delighted to be partnering with the public schools of the New River Valley.  If your child attends a school in Montgomery, Pulaski, and Floyd Counties or the City of Radford, those students will have the opportunity to receive the influenza vaccine in the month of October this year.
The NRHD hopes that this will be a convenient option for families.  In order for the NRHD to provide a vaccination to your child we must have your consent.  Please complete, sign, and return the attached Student Influenza Vaccination Consent form to your child’s school by September 18, 2017.  In addition, you will want to read and keep the Influenza Vaccine Information Statement.  If a completed and signed consent form is not returned to the school, your child will not be given the vaccination at school.

There will be no charge to parents of children who choose to receive the flu vaccine; however, state law requires that local health departments collect your insurance information and bill for costs associated with the administration of the vaccine.  Any cost not covered by your insurance will not be billed to you. ”