Epidemiology Program

Our epidemiologists investigate communicable diseases reported by healthcare providers, labs, and schools and 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.

Page updated on Oct 30, 2017 at 3:51 PM

About Epidemiology 

Alexandria Health Department (AHD) uses epidemiologists to:

  • investigate communicable diseases reported by healthcare providers, labs, and schools
  • offer guidance to residents, schools, long-term care facilities, and others to prevent and control the spread of disease
  • monitor trends and analyzes data to guide program and policy development.

Contact Information

4480 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
703.746.4951
Fax: 703.746.4953


Healthcare Providers

Need AHD's latest report to clinicians or information on mandatory disease reporting? Visit  www.alexandriava.gov/65006 for our Information for Healthcare Providers page.


Disease Topics

Visit www.alexandriava.gov/11622 for information on hazard substances like lead or radon.


Statistics & Vital Data

Below are resources available for health-related statistics, from the Virginia Department of Health and throughout the area:


Publications & Reports

Learn about health trends in your area. Our publications and reports monitor regional trends and analyze local data. We offer this information to the public to guide program and policy development. Publications and reports are compiled by our epidemiologists, who investigate communicable diseases reported by healthcare providers, labs, and schools.

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