Epidemiology and Communicable Disease
Stafford County Health Department
Who We Are
The Stafford County Health Department works to prevent, control, and test communicable diseases. Communicable diseases are infectious diseases that are easily transmitted from person to person. The health department staff provides information on a variety of communicable diseases, as well as how to properly report and respond to disease outbreaks. Various diseases that can impact the area include:
- Lyme Disease
The health department also offers confidential testing for sexually transmitted infections (STI) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Call for clinic times and appointments. To have questions answered by trained counselors, call the Virginia HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis Hotline at (800) 533-4148, Monday–Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
For the Rappahannock Area Health District, some clinic services are available only at the Fredericksburg City Health Department. Please contact the health department if you have any questions or visit the website for more details.