Norfolk Public Health

The Norfolk Department of Public Health protects the health and environment of Norfolk through surveillance, service, and enforcement, and through building the capacity of citizens, individually and through neighborhoods, businesses and organizations. Public Health provides an array of programs including Epidemiology, Emergency Planning, Environmental Health and Vector Control, Nursing and Clinical, Population Health, and Women, Infant and Children (WIC) services.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Third Amendment to Executive Order 68- Further Easing of Certain Temporary Restrictions Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Eastern Region- Updated September 14, 2020

Modified service changes due to COVID-19 - Updated September 11, 2020

Executive Order 68 - Additional restrictions for the Eastern Region due to the coronavirus

Printable Resources - Updated July 13, 2020

Executive Order 67 and Phase Three Easing of Certain Temporary Restrictions - Updated July 2, 2020

Phase 3 Guidance - Updated June 29, 2020

Executive Order 65 - Updated June 5, 2020

Governor’s Executive Order 63- Face Covering Requirement and Workplace Safety Regulations- Updated May 26, 2020

Norfolk Department of Public Health/Virginia Department of Health is closely monitoring the outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.  The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has now been detected in 50 locations internationally, including the United States.  At this time, there are 146,593 cases, currently under investigation in Virginia.  If you have questions regarding the coronavirus, please contact our hotline at 757-683-2745.  Calls will be monitored from Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.  The call center will be closed from 12:30pm-1:30pm (M-F).  Messages will be monitored during this time and over the weekend.   Virginia residents can also call the Virginia Department of Health public information line, 877-ASK-VDH3, for questions regarding the novel coronavirus situation.  Click for more...

Healthy Habits

To Help Prevent Respiratory Illnesses, such as the Flu and COVID-19

During flu season, stop the spread of germs that make you and your family sick. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. If you do not have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your sleeve. This may help prevent others from getting the flu or other illnesses. Healthy habits start with you! 

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Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

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