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Faces of Public Health
Protecting the food you eat.
A VDH environmental health specialist tests river water to ensure Virginia's shellfish are safe to eat.
Preventing chronic disease with health screenings and education.
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has his blood pressure checked at a VDH health fair
by Deputy Commissioner Jim Burns, M.D., M.B.A.
Keeping Virginia's water safe to drink.
A VDH engineer inspects a water treatment plant.
Administering immunizations to prevent disease in your community.
VDH public health staff administer flu shots and other vaccinations
to protect the entire community.
Monitoring the environment for disease.
VDH scientist tests mosquitoes for West Nile Virus.
Virginia Department of Health's Division of Shellfish Sanitation at Work
A laboratory specialist places sea water and oyster samples in incubator to be analyzed for bacteria.
A shellfish specialist extracting oysters to be analyzed for bacteria.
Virginia Department of Health Leadership
Dr. David Trump
State Epidemiologist & Director, Office of Epidemiology