The mission of the OEHS is to protect public health by preventing the transmission of disease through food, milk, shellfish, water and sewage and to work in partnership with other agencies to protect the environment.
Because PCBs tend to concentrate in the fatty tissues of the fish, VDH recommends precautions to reduce any potential harmful effects from eating fish.
Visit the Virginia Department of Health website.
All services for onsite sewage and water permits/certification letters begin with an application.
Learn more about the process of disinfecting a well.
Find information on testing private water supplies and treatment options.
Together with the Rappahannock Area West Nile Virus Taskforce, the Rappahannock Area Health District is working to prevent West Nile Virus.