Loudoun County is a dynamic county with more than 310,000 people and an outstanding quality of life, located just 25 miles from Washington, D.C. The home of Dulles International Airport, Loudoun has established a reputation as an international center for technology, communications and transportation. Bordered by the Blue Ridge Mountains and Potomac River, Loudoun is widely known for its beautiful scenery, rich history and strong sense of community. The county also enjoys a reputation for high quality services, including a first-rate educational system.
The Loudoun County Health Department (LCHD) is accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board, the first health department in Virginia to achieve this designation. It provides a wide range of health care services and works to ensure the health and well-being of Loudoun County residents. The department collects information and identifies problems and conditions that potentially affect the health of the public and assists with the strategies to deal with these problems. The mission of the Health Department is to provide health services that enhance and ensure the health of all Loudoun County residents. One of the ways this is achieved is by preventing foodborne illnesses and ensuring the food at the counties food facilities is safe.
The Urban Environmental Health Staff of the LCHD is tasked with this mission and regularly permits and inspects:
- Over 1000 permitted Food Establishments (such as restaurants, schools, daycare facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, mobile food trucks, etc.) which are inspected at least once annually
- Over 200 water recreation facilities and swimming pools
- Over 150 other establishments (Includes; Hotels, Motels, Bed & Breakfasts, Labor Camps, Summer Camps, Correctional Institutions, and Exempt Day Care)
This website lists the inspection reports for permitted food establishments in Loudoun County regulated under the Virginia Food Code.