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

Yesterday the Central Virginia Health District was honored to receive a visit from the State Health Commissioner, Dr. Colin Greene. Dr. Greene took time to meet with our hardworking staff and presented members of our WIC staff with a Certificate of Recognition. Thank you Dr. Greene! ... See MoreSee Less
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August 1 - 7 is World Breastfeeding Week!Breastfeeding doesn't just have benefits for babies; it can benefit mothers too by reducing risk of diseases like breast and ovarian cancer and Type 2 diabetes! Check out this link in our bio for more information about breastfeeding: www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/index.htm ... See MoreSee Less
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The Central Virginia Health District will be hosting a blood drive at the Lynchburg Health Department on Friday, September 30 from 11 am - 3 pm!Everyone who donates blood will receive a coupon for a free haircut from Sport Clips!Register for the blood drive at www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=VDH ... See MoreSee Less
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It's August 1, which means it's National Immunization Awareness Month!Did you know that there are over 20 vaccine-preventable diseases? Make sure you stay up-to-date on your routine vaccinations, especially if you have a child getting ready to go back to school! Visit www.vdh.virginia.gov/central-virginia/immunization/ to see what vaccinations we offer and schedule an appointment if you need to! ... See MoreSee Less
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Remember our Rapid Community Assessment?We want to thank everyone who participated in our survey to help us better understand health needs in the Central Virginia Health District!Interested in what we learned about our community from the survey? Check out www.vdh.virginia.gov/central-virginia/population-health/community-health-awareness-team-c-h-a-t/ to see some of our key findings!For those who entered their names into the drawing we didn't forget about you! Winners have already been contacted ... See MoreSee Less
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Contact the Central Virginia Health District:

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