The Health Department provides preventative, protective and environmental health services for the County.

Medical Care Services

The Rappahannock Area Health District is a cooperative effort between the State and the member localities, providing medical care services including the following:

  • Communicable disease
  • Child health
  • Dental health services
  • Family planning
  • Maternal health

Public Health Services

They also provide the following public health services:

  • Community education
  • Lead testing
  • Medicaid nursing home screenings
  • Vital records
  • And many more

Environmental Health

The Health District provides the following environmental health services:

  • Health inspections of:
    • Daycare centers
    • Summer camps
    • Restaurants
    • Sanitary surveys
    • Sewage treatment plants
  • Investigation of communicable diseases