The meetings will feature representatives from the National Association of County and City Health Officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, local VDH staff and community members. They will discuss a comprehensive community emergency response plan for outbreaks of illness associated with drug use. The Plan aims to reduce the risks of further disease transmission and other consequences of injection drug use. VDH will present a draft community emergency response plan to address a potential rapid increase in new infectious hepatitis (hepatitis B or C infections) or HIV.
The meetings will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the following times/locations: