Piedmont Health District

Proudly serving the Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward counties of Virginia.


Our Mission: To achieve and maintain optimum personal and community health for the residents in the Piedmont Health District by emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention, and environmental protection.




Fentanyl Resources:

Appointments for no-cost, easily administered naloxone can be scheduled at any local health department for at-risk individuals and their friends or family. In addition to the medication, patients will receive brief counseling with our nurses on how to identify signs of an overdose and how to correctly administer naloxone. Call (434) 392-8187 x 137 and leave a message to learn more or call any of the local health departments at the number listed on our locations page. 




Senior Management

111 South Street, Farmville, VA 23901  (434) 392-3984


Maria Almond, MD MPH, District Health Director

Matthew Claybrook, Business Manager

Cynthia DeBusk, RN BS, Public Health Nurse Manager, Sr.

David Waldrep, Environmental Health Manager

Hope Bates, Human Resources

Christopher Thompson, Emergency Coordinator 

Carol Hartsoe, IT Specialist

Karen Townsend, Nutritionist Supervisor, Sr.

Kayla Williams, Epidemiologist, Sr.

Wynona Adams, Office Services Supervisor, Sr.

Daphne Dodson-Gray, Office Services Supervisor, Sr.

Michele Templeton, Fiscal Technician

Amy Beatson, MS, COVID-19 and Grants Coordinator

Erica Mosby-Patterson, Health Educator

Briauna Marcum, Public Relations Specialist

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