Community Services

Government Relations

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The Office of State and Federal Government Relations at the University of Virginia Health System: Coordinates and prioritizes legislative and regulatory issues for the University of Virginia Health System. Acts as Health System liaison to the University Office of State Governmental Relations for state matters and to the appropriate University offices for federal matters. Maintains relations with government officials in order to promote and emphasize the value and contributions the Health System brings to the Commonwealth.

Emergency Management

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Emergency Management (EM) is the managerial function charged with creating the framework within which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters. The UVA Health System EM program takes an all-hazards, full-spectrum (preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation) approach to emergency management, while maintaining normal operations with minimal negative impact on patient care and visitor safety.

Health Information Services

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We conduct activities that support current and continuing patient care, health services, research, patient accounting, case management, legal affairs, administrative affairs and various patient services. Health Information Services takes care of:

Community Health UVA Partnership

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Our Vision

The Community Health UVA Partnership strives to make our community a place where everyone is healthy and safe.

Our Mission

Our mission is to increase the trust between community service leaders (both within and outside of UVA) and the UVA Health System and to form partnerships with them to address MAPP2Health priorities through coordination, communication, sustainable outreach, and resource stewardship in Virginia’s Planning District 10.

Best Practices for UVA Participation at Community Events and Health Fairs

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As part of our commitment to partner to improve community health and well-being, we work with local groups on community events and health fairs in the greater Charlottesville area (Charlottesville city, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson counties). 

Below are the best practices for UVA Health System participation and representation at community events and health fairs. These best practices are designed to help you achieve your goals and make the best of your participation as a representative of UVA at community events. 

Request UVA Participation at a Community Event or Health Fair

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We work with local organizations on community events and health fairs as part of our commitment to partner to improve community health and well-being. Our focus is on participation within the greater Charlottesville area (Charlottesville city, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson counties). 

To request UVA Health System participation at your organization’s event, please complete this form. For more information, please email the Community Relations team or call us at 434.924.2946.