Quick Links and Important Resources
Reporting of Electronic Health Records (Meaningful Use)
Free CME and CE Training Opportunities Available for Health Care Professionals
Free CME and CE courses on public health for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals discuss topics such as nutrition, child health, prevention and health promotion. Visit the training opportunities page to learn more.
Virginia Health Information
VDH Wishes you a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving
The holidays are a great time of year to spend with your family, decorate and to share fantastic meals. Be sure to follow these food safety tips to ensure no one misses out on the festivities.
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is on December 1, 2015. This annual awareness day gives people the opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for those living with HIV, and remember those who have died. World AIDS Day, initiated in 1998, is the first ever global health day.
To find an event for World AIDS Day 2015, visit the Division of Disease Prevention’s Event Page. Events on the Google Community Calendar will be sorted by region of the state.
For information on HIV/AIDS as well as STDs, Tuberculosis and Viral Hepatitis, please call the Disease Prevention Hotline at (800) 533-4148.
Image courtesy of VDEM, Damage from Hurricane Irene in 2011
Hurricanes are destructive and dangerous. Not only do strong winds cause severe damage but after a storm there may be flooding, downed power lines, damage from mold and other health risks. Even if there is no risk of a hurricane, right now it is the perfect time to prepare. Don’t delay.