Henrico County Health Department exists and acts to protect the health of communities within Henrico County. These communities include residents, visitors, newly arrived immigrants, pregnant women, infants, school children, and many more. Chances are you are a beneficiary of the health protective services of the Henrico County Health Department if you: eat in a restaurant or cafeteria; need an immunization; live in a house with a well or septic system; received nutritional supplements and counseling while pregnant; experience a foodborne or sexually transmitted illness; experience a death in your family.




Are you thinking about quitting tobacco? Do you know someone who is? Get your quit plan together now by joining the Countdown to Quit. Receive daily tips and resources by following VDH on Facebook and Twitter. Beginning Oct. 20, and continuing through Virginia Quit Day, Nov. 19, you will find a different tip each day to help you prepare for your big quit. Tips cover topics such as preparing a quit plan, building social support and understanding withdrawal symptoms. The Countdown is not just for people wanting to quit tobacco, but for their loves ones as well. The tips provided will help them support their loved ones when they decide to quit, making it more likely they will remain tobacco-free. Help is available year-round at 1-800-Quit-Now. Complete the pledge below and commit to making life your new habit.

Download: Virginia Quit Day Pledge | VDH Facebook | VDH Twitter


Being smoke-free will help reduce your risk of developing heart disease, cancer and stroke.
If you are ready to quit smoking,
Call 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669) 
or go to https://www.quitnow.net/Virginia/
for free assistance and resources.

If you would like more information or assistance in making your organization or business smoke-free contact:
Sarah Birckhead at sarah.birckhead@vdh.virginia.gov

2015 State Holiday Closings

November 11 – Veterans Day
November 25 – Close at Noon
November 26 – Thanksgiving
November 27 – Day After Thanksgiving
December 24 – Christmas Eve
December 25 – Christmas

2016 State Holiday Closings

January 1 – New Year’s Day
January 15 – Lee-Jackson Day
January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 15 – George Washington Day
May 30 – Memorial Day
July 4 – Independence Day
September 5 – Labor Day
October 10 – Columbus Day
November 11 – Veterans Day
November 23 – Closing at 12:30 Thanksgiving Eve
November 24 – Thanksgiving Day
November 25 – Day after Thanksgiving
December 26 – Christmas (observed)

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