Health Professionals

Welcome to the Health Professionals Page, where the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will provide and maintain all available and up-to-date resources, including clinician's letters, information on infection prevention, testing, specialty care, and other topics relevant for health professionals and their response to COVID-19 in Virginia.Thank you for your continued work to protect …

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URL: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/get-the-latest-guidance/health-professionals/


Virginia Department of Health on Alert for Omicron Variant, Working With CDC and Federal Partners in Monitoring for New Variant (RICHMOND, Va.) — As part of its ongoing disease surveillance, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is closely monitoring the emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529, also known as the Omicron variant.

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Health Equity Dashboard

COVID-19 Cases & Testing Dashboards COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboards Rate ratios are used to quantify disparity. Disparity refers to differences in health status among distinct segments of the population including differences that occur by gender, race or ethnicity, education or income, disability, or living in various geographic localities. This dashboard looks specifically at race and ethnicity

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What is Health Inequity

Health Disparities “Differences in health status among distinct segments of the population including differences that occur by gender, race or ethnicity, education or income, disability, or living in various geographic localities.” Social Determinants of Health. Those inter-related social and economic factors that influence health. Social

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Supporting Testing Access through Community Collaboration

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is partnering with libraries as a trusted community resource to support access to testing resources. The partnership will help give broader access to at-home rapid antigen tests to Virginians at a time where there is an increased demand …

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LEAN Process Improvement

Source: OECD Health Data 2010 (June 2010). Penalties • “penalizes hospitals if patients are re-admitted to the hospital within one month of a visit for a condition that should have been dealt with on the first trip” • “When a hospital does not meet a performance standard …

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EMS Legal Bootcamp

EMS LEGAL BOOTCAMP Matthew R. Streger, Esq. JD, MPA, NRP Virginia EMS Symposium 2015 Introduction • Partner, Keavney & Streger, LLC • Princeton, New Jersey • Executive Director, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Mobile Health Service

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State Office of Rural Health

The Health Wagon provides care from two brick and mortar stationary clinics as well as three mobile units. The Health Wagon has been able to provide a full range of comprehensive health services to those in need and serves as a regular medical home to over 4,000 patients annually in …

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COVID Vaccine Appointments

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Are Now Available On Our Website COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Opportunities: FREE COVID-19 Vaccines are available at your local health department. You must have an appointment to be vaccinated at the health department- please call for an appointment slot. COVID Vaccine HEALTH DEPARTMENTS- Pfizer vaccine is available by appointment only at each health

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Virginia Behavioral Health Student Loan Repayment Program

Apply here starting October 15, 2021! The 2021 General Assembly established a $1.6 million Virginia Behavioral Health Student Loan Repayment Program (BH-LRP) to help recruit and retain behavioral health (BH) professionals to practice in underserved areas of the Commonwealth and/or provide counseling and treatment to underserved populations. This program will repay a portion of an …

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The child was between 10 and 19 years old and resided in the Prince William Health District. To protect privacy and out of respect for the family, no other patient information was disclosed. MIS-C, previously called Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome, is a …

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Portsmouth Health Department

Portsmouth Health Department. 1701 High Street – Suite 102. Portsmouth, VA 23704. The Portsmouth Health Department is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving a healthy and safe community. MAIN OFFICE: (757)393-8585 – Monday through Friday – 8:00AM to 4:30PM. WIC: (757)393-5340 – Mon, Tue & Wed, 7:40AM to 5:45PM; Thu 1:00PM to

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Locations & Services

Hampton Health Department Clinics Address general email queries to: [email protected]vdh.virginia.gov For general information, call: (757) 727-1172 Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Closed on all Federal and State Holidays. Peninsula Health Department Clinics Address general email queries to: [email protected]vdh.virginia.gov For general …

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Now Hiring Case Investigation and Contact Tracing

Health Department to lead investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities for setting-specific (i.e., School, Industry, Congregate Care) needs in the assigned district. Routine case investigation and contact tracing support is also expected. Funding is anticipated to continue through July 2023.

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Health Commissioner Update

Health Commissioner Update. August 6, 2021. Dear Colleague: Thank you for your continued partnership in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website for current clinical and public health guidance, epidemiologic data, and other information. Updates on the following topics are included in this

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Local Health Department Directory

4 Fairfax Health District Fairfax County Health Department (Headquarters Office) 10777 Main Street, Suite # 203 Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 246-2411

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VDH COVID-19 Vaccination Response

FDA has authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 through 11 years of age. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA has authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 through 11 years of age, and CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has new recommendations on …

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Population Health

2.0 Public Health 2.0 emerged in the second half of the 20th century and was heavily shaped by the 1988 Institute of Medicine (IOM) IOM report, The Future of Public Health.In that report, the IOM posited that public health authorities were encumbered by the demands of providing safety-net clinical care and were unprepared to address the rising burden of chronic diseases and new threats such as

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Healthcare Providers

HAN Health Advisory: Rapid Increase in Ivermectin Prescriptions and Reports of Severe Illness Associated with Use of Products Containing Ivermectin to Prevent or Treat COVID-19; Where can clinicians find guidance for the management of Post-COVID Conditions? (Last updated 8/10/21) The term “Post-COVID Conditions” is an umbrella term for the

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Environmental Health

About Us. The Environmental Health Department protects the citizens of the Hampton-Peninsula Health District with a wide range of services, including: inspection of all food establishments, hotels, motels, tattoo parlors, and body piercing salons, public swimming pools and campgrounds; investigation of animal bites and childhood lead poisoning; beach water sampling and monitoring; …

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Community Health Education

The LENOWISCO Health District (LHD) is located in the beautiful Appalachian mountains of southwest Virginia, extending east from the Cumberland Gap, and bordering Kentucky and Tennessee. Much of our district is closer to at least seven other state capitals than to Richmond. LHD serves the three counties of Lee, Wise and Scott, and the

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Virginia Department of Health’s Peninsula and Hampton

October 14, 2021 Media Contact: Irene Ferrainolo, [email protected]vdh.virginia.gov, 757-594-8933 or 757-315-3766 Virginia Department of Health’s Peninsula and Hampton Health Districts Opening Community Vaccination Center in Newport News Site will offer free COVID-19 vaccines and Pfizer boosters NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Peninsula and …

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Medicaid Community-Based Care Provider List

Health Horizons 5716 Southern Blvd., Suite 102 Virginia Beach, VA 23462 Phone: 757.518.2800 Health Partners Home Care - Hampton 1919 Commerce Drive, Suite 100 Hampton, VA 23666 Phone: 757.880.1488 Heartland Home Health Care & Hospice 5041 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 200 Virginia Beach, VA 23462 Phone: 757.490.9323

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Multicultural Health and Human Service Programs in

BPSOS provides assistance and support services to Vietnamese refugees and immigrants, including community development, health and mental health, family, legal, and survivor services for those who have been involved in domestic violence and human trafficking. BPSOS has offices in a variety of locations throughout the U.S.

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THE HEALTH, HEALTH- RELATED NEEDS, AND LIFECOURSE EXPERIENCES OF TRANSGENDER VIRGINIANS Prepared by: Jessica Xavier, M.P.H. Julie A. Honnold, Ph.D. Judith Bradford, Ph.D. Community Health Research Initiative Center for Public Policy

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Environmental Health Services

Environmental health staff provides assistance to property owners who have or desire to have private wells on their property. They assist with required activities and issue, upon proper documentation and payment of fees, permits for private onsite wells. Each county health department maintains records on properties with private onsite wells.

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Virginia Health Opportunity Index – Health Matters, Place

Health Matters, Place Matters. Health data. Mapped and visualized. The Virginia Department of Health – Office Health Equity (VDH-OHE) has developed the Virginia Health Opportunity Index (HOI) to help communities understand the many factors determining health, so they can work to improve the health outcomes for all their residents.

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Community Services

The Health and Wellness Information Center @Portsmouth Public Library (HWIC) is a safe place for everyone to find accurate information about their health concerns. The mission of the information center is to help Portsmouth residents find information regarding their health concerns and connect them to health resources within the community.

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Data and Statistics

State Data Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Virginia Adult Health Survey (VAHS) / Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) Health Behavior Virginia Department of Health – Virginia Cancer Registry: Oral Cavity and Pharynx Cancer Individuals with Special Health Care Needs Oral Health Basic Screening Survey 2019 Results Individuals with Special Healthcare Needs

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Informational Links

HEALTH CODES Virginia Department of Health, Environmental Health Regulations City of Portsmouth Health & Related Codes PARTNERS Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) LOCAL HOSPITALS The Charette Health Care Center (Navy Medical Center Portsmouth) Maryview Medical Center Children Hospital King’s Daughters (CHKD) VIRGINIA STATE AGENCIES Commonwealth of Virginia Home …

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Women’s Health Services – Chesterfield Health District

Chesterfield Health Department and MCV Hospital provide maternity care for some HMO Medicaid programs. Fees are determined on a sliding scale based on income. Fees for MCV Hospital services are determined by the hospital and may be scaled according to MCV. Services are available by appointment only. For information, call (804) 751-4350.

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Employment Opportunities

The Henrico Health District is now recruiting for several positions. Recruitment details are as follows: Full-time, classified position. Primarily based in West Henrico. Richmond and Henrico Health Districts are recruiting for a Contract (hourly) RN Vaccinators (up to $30/hour. Part-time [20-24 hours per week] or Full time [24-40 hours per week

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Clinical Services

Clinical Services offers a multitude of affordable services to the community everyday in an effort to support the mission of the health department. Alongside clinical services there are assistive programs that encourage a healthy and safe community. These programs range from Family Planning to Well Child programs. Please continue through the list of services to […]

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Virginia Department of Health Office of Licensure and

investigates consumer complaints regarding health care services received at the facilities it licenses or certifies. If the concerns in the complaint relate to the provision of health care services, an investigation is conducted and complainants receive notice of the results of that investigation.

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