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

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Central Virginia Health District (CVHD)
Did you know that you can now privately report the results of your COVID-19 at-home test?MakeMyTestCount.org is a website from the National Institute of Health that allows you to anonymously report your results from any brand of at-home COVID-19 tests. Visit makemytestcount.org/ to check it out! ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is World AIDS Day, a day to support those living with HIV/AIDS and honor the lives lost to the disease. Unfortunately, many people do not have the same opportunities to access HIV testing, treatment and other resources to prevent and treat AIDS/HIV.For more information about where to find testing near you (including at the Lynchburg Health Department) and find out more information about HIV/AIDS, visit www.vdh.virginia.gov/disease-prevention/testing-hepatitis-hiv-and-stds/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Some of the main causes and risk factors of lung cancer are smoking, exposure to radon and harmful chemicals, pollution and genetics.On this final day of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, you can learn more about lung cancer and how to reduce your risk of lung cancer at www.lung.org/lung-health-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/lung-cancer ... See MoreSee Less
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For Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Virginia, check out this information from Virginia Department of Emergency Management and check out www.vdh.virginia.gov/news/public-relations-contacts/winter-weather-preparedness/ for more information about how to prepare for winter weather! ❄️☃️🌨It's Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Virginia! ❄️🧊 We're joining NWS to share information and tips to help keep you and your family ready and safe this winter.Today's focus is winter weather terminology. Is there a better way to learn the difference between a watch and a warning than warm cookies? Don't crumble 🍪 under pressure if you ever get a warning. You just knead 🍪 to know these terms beforehand and what to do if one is issued. 🧈 🥚 Watch: The ingredients are in place for hazardous weather to happen (cookies are possible)🍪 Warning: Hazardous weather has formed and is happening (cookies are here)More: bit.ly/3u9x6BW#HappyHolidays ... See MoreSee Less
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Don't forget that we now have an email you can use to contact us for any questions or concerns you may have! Our AskCVHD@vdh.virginia.gov email is monitored frequently during normal business hours, so one of our staff members will get back to you in a timely manner. ... See MoreSee Less
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Contact the Central Virginia Health District:

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