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

Today is the last day of Radon Awareness Week! ➡️Swipe through the graphics for information about radonP.S. Don't forget that you can visit www.vdhradon.org to order a home radon testing kit for $3! ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know that some viruses can cause cancer?One of those is Human Papillomavirus (HPV). There are many types of HPV, and some can cause cervical cancer.The good news is that cervical cancer is preventable! You can lower your risk of developing cervical cancer by:⏺Getting your HPV vaccine if you are 26 and under⏺Get regular screenings (whether an HPV test or pap smear) starting at age 21In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, you can learn more information about cervical cancer at www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/index.htm ... See MoreSee Less
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Feeling sick and need COVID-19 or Influenza A/B (flu) testing? 🤧The Lynchburg Health Department has drive-up COVID-19 and flu testing events on the following dates:- Wednesday, January 25 from 12pm - 2pm - Thursday, February 2 from 12pm - 2pmTesting takes place in the side parking lot of the Lynchburg Health Department. Please remain in your car.This is a testing event only. We cannot prescribe treatment for COVID-19 or the flu if you test positive. #covidtesting #flutesting ... See MoreSee Less
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January 23 is Maternal Health Awareness Day, highlighting the importance of keeping moms and their babies safe!We offer many programs that support maternal and child health, such as:🍼WIC (Women, Infants and Children)👩‍🍼 BabyCare 🛏Safe Sleep🚗 Child Passenger Safety👶 Infant & Toddler ConnectionCheck out our website www.cvhd.org for more information about these and other programs! ... See MoreSee Less
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Contact the Central Virginia Health District:

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