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this page for periodic updates regarding Zika virus disease from the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health
February 7 marks the 15th annual
observance of National Black HIV/AIDS
Awareness Day (NBHAAD) a national HIV
testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at African
year’s theme, “I Am My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS,” challenges
us to work to eliminate unacceptable health disparities by ramping up HIV
prevention efforts, encouraging individuals to get tested, and helping those
living with HIV to access life-saving medical treatment. The Alexandria
Commission on HIV/AIDS, Alexandria Health Department
and others are co-sponsoring a free informational summit on Saturday, February
6, 9 a.m. until noon at Oakland Baptist Church, 3408 King Street.
AHD has recently published Health Profile I: Health Behaviors, Morbidity, and Mortality. This report focuses on key health indicators that are considered important to public health, are actionable, and are regularly reported. For each health indicator in the report, AHD has provided information on how Alexandria is doing, as well as evidence-based recommendations to help improve health outcomes.
Find contact information and descriptions of medical services available from the Health Department. Each service listed includes a brief summary of the services. Some services have eligibility rules, like where someone lives, how much a family makes, etc. No one will be denied access to care because of their inability to pay.
Our administrative division manages the business activities of the Health Department. It oversees all financial, human resources and procurement activities, and works with state and city offices to handle facility management and IT services. This division also oversees all clinic patient registration, eligibility, record management and fee collections. It also assists in vital record requests, like birth and death certificates.
Alexandria Health Department, Epidemiology Program investigates communicable diseases reported by healthcare providers, labs, and schools. Our epidemiologists offer guidance to residents, schools, long-term care facilities, and others to prevent and control the spread of disease. They also monitor trends and analyze data to guide program and policy development.
The Alexandria Health Department is pleased to
announce that the City of Alexandria’s 2013 teen pregnancy rate has dropped nearly
20% percent to 24.8 pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 10-19 years. The 2012
rate was 30.9. This marks the lowest overall teen pregnancy rate in Alexandria
in more than 17 years and is a reflection of the hard work and collaboration of
a number of City agencies and community partners.
Alexandria Health Department’s vision is “Healthy People, Healthier Communities” and we contribute to that by our mission of “Protecting and Promoting Health and Well-Being in Our Communities.” Integral to our mission are our three core values: Working Together – Improving Continuously – Making a Difference.
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Alexandria, VA, 22302
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