Central Virginia Health District

Central Virginia Health District logo and "Serving Lynchburg and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell. Kerry Gateley, MD, MPH, CPE District Health Director"

We nurture the community's wellbeing by practicing public health, meeting the needs of the present while planning for the future.


NEW: The Central Virginia Health District has an email that you can use to contact us!  If you have any questions, email AskCVHD@vdh.virginia.gov and we will respond to you as soon as possible during normal business hours.

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Central Virginia Health District (CVHD)

Central Virginia Health District (CVHD)

Addressing the public health needs of the present while planning for the future of the CVHD

March 30 is National Doctor's Day!Thank you to all of the doctors in our health district! No matter what type of doctor you are or what your specialty is, we appreciate your devotion to serving our community and your work to keep residents of the Central Virginia Health District healthy! #NationalDoctorsDay ... See MoreSee Less
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The warmer weather means that event season is starting!Did you know that CVHD staff members can attend your community event to set up a table and provide health information and resources?If you would like to have CVHD presence at your event, you can fill out the "Request for Services" form at the bottom of our webpage at: www.vdh.virginia.gov/central-virginia/community-health-improvement/ ... See MoreSee Less
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) can affect how your brain works. Blows or injuries to the head can cause TBIs. Anyone can experience a TBI, and about 176 Americans died from a TBI-related injury every day in 2020. For more information about TBI and how to find help if you or someone you know has one, visit www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Our final nutrition tip for National Nutrition Month is: double your batch when cooking! You can freeze the leftovers (some items like soups and casseroles freeze well) and pull them out to heat them up for a quick and easy meal on a busy weeknight! #NationalNutritionMonth #nutritiontips ... See MoreSee Less
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March 24 is World TB Day!World TB Day is a day to raise awareness about the effects of tuberculosis (TB) and work to bring an end to this disease.P.S. Did you know that we offer TB screenings at the Lynchburg Health Department? If you need a TB screening, you can call 434-477-5974 to schedule an appointment.To learn more about tuberculosis, visit www.cdc.gov/tb/default.htm ... See MoreSee Less
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Contact the Central Virginia Health District:

307 Alleghany Ave. Lynchburg, VA 24501
434 - 477 - 5900