Covid-19 Updates

Financial assistance available to eligible renters impacted by COVID-19
February 25, 2021

Henrico’s emergency program has already covered nearly $400,000 in costs

Even as COVID-19 vaccination efforts ramp up, qualifying Henrico County residents can receive emergency rental assistance if their finances have been hurt during the pandemic.

The Henrico COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program has covered $389,000 in expenses – an average rent payment of more than $2,500 – since it started in July.

The Board of Supervisors recently bolstered the program, adding $200,000 in new federal funding to the initial pool of $240,000 provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act.



Board of Supervisors to present COVID-19 vaccination update Feb. 2
February 1, 2021
Virtual community meeting will provide opportunity for public comment

COVID-19 vaccinations underway for region’s public safety, public schools employees
January 21, 2021

Richmond Raceway, Westwood Pharmacy supporting effort

A mass effort to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to public safety and public schools employees in the region is underway at Richmond Raceway in Henrico County with help from a local pharmacy.



Many area residents receive link for COVID vaccine by mistake; registrations cancelled
January 15, 2021
Vaccination event at Richmond Raceway intended for public school, public safety employees

COVID-19 vaccinations underway in Henrico
January 8, 2021

The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) are working diligently to provide COVID-19 vaccinations. More than 13,000 people have received the vaccine at RHHD vaccination events and in hospitals and long-term care facilities.



Henrico Division of Fire impacted by COVID-19
December 18, 2020
Staff at six firehouses affected by positive cases and contact tracing; officials do not anticipate impacts to service

Henrico reports COVID-19 outbreak in Voter Registration, Public Works
November 10, 2020
Voters not believed to be potentially exposed based on timing of symptoms

Henrico to distribute PPE, health information at drive-through sites Oct. 23-24
October 16, 2020
Henrico residents can pick up free COVID-19 care kits at drive-through distribution sites planned for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, and for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.

COVID relief grants available for small businesses; applications due Aug. 21
August 14, 2020
“Microenterprises” in Henrico — businesses with five or fewer employees — that have been impacted by COVID-19 can apply for grants through the Henrico County Microenterprise Relief Fund.

Henrico creates webpage to help residents tap CARES Act funding
July 24, 2020

Henrico County has created an online resource for residents who may be struggling to make mortgage or rent payments or may face other challenges from COVID-19.



 
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