Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District

Our mission is to attain optimal health for the people of our community through disease prevention, environmental safeguards and health promotion.

Wondering how to monitor the air quality in your area or an area you plan to travel to?

Check the air quality in your community by monitoring the AirNow website or the news.

Sign up for Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Health Alerts.

NWS HeatRisk dashboard information

When extreme heat affects our area, The National Weather Service's (NWS) HeatRisk can help people understand what heat will mean for them, their families, and their community.

Updated Respiratory Virus Guidance from CDC:
The updated recommendations continue to protect those most at risk for severe illness from COVID, flu and RSV.
If you have symptoms of a respiratory virus, stay home while you are sick.
You may return to normal activities when:
•	Symptoms are getting better overall AND
•	No fever (without use of fever-reducing medication)
When you return to normal activities, CDC encourages you to take precautions for the next five days to curb disease spread, such as:
•	Take more steps for cleaner air (open windows if possible, etc.)
•	Enhance hygiene practices
•	Wear a well-fitting mask
•	Keep a distance from others
•	Consider testing before close contact with high risk individuals

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To schedule your naloxone training, email AskRRHD@vdh.virginia.gov or call your local health department.

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*RRHD's Annual Report (FY 2023) Available HERE


RRHD's Fiscal Year 2023 Report Cover

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