Contact Us

COVID-19 Questions:

  • Virginia COVID Information Call Center: 877-ASK-VDH3 (877-275-8343). Open daily 8am-8pm
  • BRHD COVID-19 Hotline: 434-972-6261 (M-F 8am-4:30pm) for questions about local testing, case investigations, contact tracing, or local vaccine clinics.
  • BRHD Email:
  • For the latest COVID-19 Vaccination information, visit our BRHD Vaccine website or the VDH COVID-19 Vaccine website.

Environmental Health Questions:

  • Environmental Health related questions for well and septic systems, restaurants, and vital records (marriage, birth, death certificates, etc.) should be directed to 434-972-6219 or

BRHD Health Department Locations and Information:

  • Visit our Health Department Locations website for clinic locations, schedules, and phone numbers. All clinic services are by appointment only right now.
  • For general questions about BRHD, email us at

BRHD Management Team:

Denise Bonds, MD, MPH, District Health Director

Ryan McKay, MPA, Director of Policy and Planning and COVID-19 Incident Commander

Dick Leary, MBA, Director of Administration

Kenneth Gordon, Director of Epidemiology

Rebecca Schmidt, MPA, Director of Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives

Jack McClelland, Director of Environmental Health

Erin Callas, BSN, RN, Director of Clinical Services


Kathryn Goodman, MPH, CHES, Director of Communications & Public Engagement

Leanne Knox, BS Ed, EMT-Im, Emergency Manager