The Health Department phone system is being updated. Please use 703.746.4996 to contact us by phone.
El sistema telefónico del Departamento de Salud está siendo actualizado. Por favor use el 703.746.4996 para contactarnos por teléfono.
Make being healthy your New Year resolution!
Forget about setting lofty goals that may be hard to reach. Focus on taking these simple steps to have a healthier 2014.
Resolutions for a Healthy You
Make healthy food choices. Grab a healthy snack such as fruit, nuts, or low-fat cheese.
- Click here for information about Nutrition Services offered at the Alexandria Health Department (AHD).
Be smoke-free. If you think you're ready to quit, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free counseling.
Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Be active. Try simple things such as taking the stairs instead of the elevator. Be active for at least 2 1/2 hours a week.
Resolutions for a Healthy Community
Get your immunizations.
- Click here for Immunization Clinic office hours at AHD.
Get tested and treated for sexually transmitted diseases.
Stay home if you’re sick.
Visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website for more inspirations for a Healthy New Year.