As 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. What is Public Health?
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
New River Health District does NOT offer testing for COVID-19 (coronavirus). If you believe you are at risk due to travel or contact with a positive case, please call (540) 267-8240. We are available 8am-8pm M-F, 8am-12 on Saturdays, and 12-4pm on Sundays. If you have questions about your COVID-19 exposure risk, click here to
take a short survey to learn more and to assess your personal risk.
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
Please note: We do not currently have yellow fever in stock. There is a shortage in the area and is expected to last through summer. For anyone interested in receiving the vaccine, we recommend using the link below to find a site offering the immunization. Sorry for the inconvenience. https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/search-for-stamaril-clinics
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.