Division of Surveillance and Investigation

A division of the VDH Office of Epidemiology

Our mission is to serve the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia by monitoring for the occurrence of reportable and emerging diseases or suspected outbreaks of illness (natural or otherwise), providing recommendations and guidance to prevent the spread of communicable diseases, and investigating outbreaks of disease and other public health emergencies. 

Quick Links and Important Resources

Meningococcal Disease Outbreak Response


Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Communicable Disease Reference Chart for School Personnel (Spanish) (Updated 3/2/23)


Disease Fact Sheets

Ebola Virus Disease

Emergency Preparedness

Epi Bulletin Archive

Hepatitis A



Regulations – Disease Reporting and Control Regulations

Reportable Disease Surveillance Data

Reportable Disease List

Contact Us

Brandy Darby, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
Director, Division of Surveillance and Investigation


Virginia Department of Health
Division of Surveillance and Investigation
109 Governor Street – 5th Floor East
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone:  (804) 864-8141       Fax:  (804) 864-8102

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