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Healthy/Living

 
The Virginia Department of Health, Tobacco program’s (Tobacco Use Control Project) mission is to provide comprehensive tobacco use control to…
 

Oral Health

Improving the oral health of all of Virginia’s citizens. Oral health is an integral part of overall health throughout your…
 

Community Water Fluoridation

In 1952, the Town of Fries and the City of Lynchburg were the first communities to begin water fluoridation in…
 

Brain Health

1 in 11 Virginians aged 45 and older is experiencing memory problems. Sometimes these problems can be a symptom of medical conditions like Alzheimer’s disease…

Disease Prevention and Control

 

Diabetes and Prediabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease in which sugar levels in the bloodstream are above normal. It occurs when a person…
 
The mission of the Virginia Department of Health’s Heart Disease Program is to improve cardiovascular health for…
A stroke, sometimes called a brain attack, occurs when the blood supply to the brain is blocked or a blood vessel…

 

Cancer

 

Colorectal Cancer

The Virginia Department of Health’s Cancer Prevention and Control Program is working to ease the burden of cancer in Virginia…
 

Virginia Cancer Registry

The Virginia Cancer Registry (VCR) is a partner in statewide activities to promote cancer prevention, early detection…

Violence Prevention

 

Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention

The Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention program coordinates a statewide effort to prevent rape, sexual domestic violence, and dating violence.…
 

Suicide Prevention

The Suicide Prevention Program coordinates statewide training for school personnel, human service providers, faith communities and others on suicide prevention…
 
Youth violence and bullying are major public health issues for individuals, families, and communities. Both are complex problems which, over…

Injury Prevention

 

Traumatic Brain Injury

The Injury Prevention Program works to prevent traumatic brain injuries among children by supporting the implementation of proven prevention, diagnosis…
 

Concussions

What is a concussion? A concussion is a type of brain injury that changes the way the brain normally works.…
 

Other Injuries (i.e. falls, bicycle, drowning)

The Division of Prevention and Health Promotion offers downloadable injury and violence prevention tip cards with English text on one…

Parents

 
The Child Passenger Safety Program focuses on promoting proper safety seat restraint use for c
   Family Home Visiting

Evidence-based and evidence-informed home visiting is a voluntary early childhood strategy that can enhance parenting and promote the growth and…
 

Healthy Child Care 

The goal of the Healthy Child Care Virginia program is to promote the healthy development of all children in child care, including those with …

 
Safe Sleep Virginia Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the leading cause of death for babies 1 month old until 1 year old in Virginia and nationwide…

   Virginia Statewide Parent Coalition The Virginia State Parent Education Coalition was organized in July 2005 by the Virginia Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (VECCS) state…
  Adolescent Health

Empowering adolescents to achieve and maintain optimal health, and identify pillars of support & resources

 

  Family Planning 

Family planning services and education help you and your partner decide if and when to have children. The Abstinence Education…

 

Newborn/Screening

 

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

The goal of the Virginia Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program is to identify congenital hearing loss in children before…
  Dried Blood Spot Newborn Screening

Know your baby’s result! Knowing your baby’s newborn screening result can make a difference in his/her health. The mission of…
 

Critical Congenital Heart Disease

In addition to dried-blood spot screening tests, the Newborn Screening Program provides education for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) pulse oximetry screening.…
  Newborn Screening Consultants

The purpose of the Newborn Screening Program is to test all newborns in Virginia for early signs of a number of treatable…
 

VaCares Birth Defects Surveillance

The Virginia Congenital Anomalies Reporting and Education System (VaCARES) is a registry of children under age two with birth defects.…