About the Department
Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) are two of 35 health districts in Virginia. As part of the Virginia Department of Health, RCAHD operates primarily as a single organization to serve the residents, businesses, and visitors of Alleghany County, Botetourt County, Craig County, Covington City, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Salem and community partners to achieve its mission and vision. RCAHD's mission is "Protecting and Promoting Health and Well-Being in Our Communities'' and our vision is "Healthy People, Healthier Communities." We view "health" in the broadest sense, and this drives our path towards continuous health improvement with a focus on equity of the social determinants of health.
VDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer