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Resources for Health Care Professionals

Think Measles. Do you know CDC's Guidelines for Patient evaluation, Diagnosis and Management?

Ebola: Information for Health Care Professionals, First Responders and Others

Information on this page pertains to healthcare settings including acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities (such as nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities), physicians’ offices, urgent care centers, and outpatient clinics. The recommendations and guidance may also be applicable to other settings where healthcare is delivered, such as school/work health clinics

Update June 25, 2014: Please note the url for VDH: Death Certification - Your Final Act of Patient Care has changed. It can be found at:

Clinicians' Letters
Urgent updates from the Health Commissioner







Training Opportunities

The Federal Virginia State Loan Repayment Program
The Commonwealth of Virginia offers incentive programs that will repay outstanding medical education debt in exchange for medical service in a medically underserved area. The Federal Virginia State Loan Repayment Program application cycle is OPEN and will close July 15, 2014. To read more about this program, please visit here.

Updated Guidance and Best Practices

Emergency Preparedness

Meaningful Use

Request Consultation or Presentation on a Range of Public Health Topics
For individual practices and clinics, annual association meetings and healthcare provider conferences.

Virginia Immunization Information System (VIIS)
Join the thousands who have registered with Virginia’s free, web-based computerized medical record system for immunization data that documents all immunizations a person has received from all medical sources into one definitive, accurate record. Click here to learn more about what VIIS has to offer.

Mylam Ly
Clinical Liaison
Office of Risk Communication and Education
(804) 864-7263

Last Updated: 04-17-2015

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