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VDH holds community health day in Sussex County

VDH holds community health day in Sussex County

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Crater Health District, Sussex County Public Schools and Horizon Health Services are hosting a community health day next week at Sussex Central High School.

The event will provide students preparing to start school with necessary vaccinations and sports exams, while community members will be provided with health resources and information about healthy eating, emergency preparedness and chronic disease prevention.


“Our CHD staff and Sussex community partners look forward to providing important health services recommended for school entrances and sharing important resources that promote healthy living,” said Crater District Health Director, Alton Hart, Jr., MD, MPH. “We encourage everyone from Sussex County Public Schools to help ensure students have the necessary vaccinations so everyone can start school on time.”

Students who will have a vaccination or sports examination are requested to bring a valid ID, health insurance card and vaccination records.

The event will take place from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Sussex Central High School located at 21394 Sussex Drive.