Emergency Department Visits

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Office of Epidemiology collects and analyzes health data from emergency departments (EDs) to conduct public health surveillance. This page summarizes Virginia residents who sought care at EDs for unintentional overdose as identified by the chief complaint or discharge diagnosis.

Note:Emergency department utilization in Virginia decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Use caution when comparing 2020 statistics to other years.