Flu Vaccination Clinics a Success
Outstanding effort by Henrico Health, Fire, Emergency Management, Police, Sheriff’s Office, Medical Reserve Corps, and Schools to provide another 428 free flu vaccinations on October 25, 2014. Combined with the 557 shots provided on October 23, 2014, Health and its partners provided 985 flu shots to the general public this week.
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is one of many non-polio enteroviruses. Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) infections are thought to occur less commonly than infections with other enteroviruses. EV-D68 was first identified in California in 1962. Compared with other enteroviruses, EV-D68 has been rarely reported in the United States for the last 40 years.
Hospitals in Missouri and Illinois are seeing more children than usual with severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68.
Several other states are investigating clusters of children with severe respiratory illness, possibly due to enterovirus D68.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is watching this situation closely and helping the states with testing of specimens. Read More
New Henrico Health Department East Clinic
Henrico Health Department East Clinic
1400 N. Laburnum Ave
Richmond VA 23223
Open to the public on September 8, 2014
Hours of Operation – 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Monday through Friday
For more information please call 804-652-3190
Please note that the Henrico Health Department East Clinic at 3810 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, VA closed permanently on August 29, 2014. Patients will now be seen at the Laburnum Avenue location.
Virginia Department of Health: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/epidemiology/ebola/
2014 State Holiday Closings
January 1 – New Year’s Day