The Blue Ridge Health District provides public health services to the residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.
|Nelson County Clinic
4038 Thomas Nelson Highway (Rt. 29)
Arrington, VA 22922
1138 Rose Hill Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm (Note that the Nelson County Health Dept. has moved to a new location next to the Blue Ridge Medical Center.)
Nelson County Prescription Discount Program
Nelson County citizens can save an average of 24% off the full retail cost of prescription medications that are not covered by traditional insurance plans, through the National Association of Counties (NACo) Prescription Discount Card Program. LEARN MORE
MAPP2Health Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan (December 2012)
Zika Virus Information & Updates
- Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). These mosquitoes are aggressive daytime biters. They can also bite at night.
- Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects.
- Zika is not currently being spread by mosquitoes in the continental United States. The mosquitoes that can carry Zika are found in some areas of the United States.
- There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika.
(source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
You can learn more about the Zika Virus and keep up-to-date by visiting the Virginia Department of Health’s Zika Virus page.
Safe Medication Management Disposal Options