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Virginia Department of Health’s Madison Building location in Richmond is closed Friday October 9 due to a small fire. Until normal operations are restored, the VDH Offices in the Madison Building will be operating under emergency conditions limited to addressing only critical issues. Email communications are operational but responses may be slow due to a limited number of personnel working at alternate locations. We will return to normal operating conditions as quickly as possible. Your understanding is appreciated.


If there is an urgent issue and you are unable to reach your normal point of contact, please call the VDH main number 804-864-7001.


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Last Updated: 10-09-2015

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