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PLEASE NOTE: THE VACCINE IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLINICS. PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR VISIT CLINIC LOCATIONS FOR THE VACCINE. FOR VACCINE QUESTIONS CALL THE HOTLINE (804) 205-3501 OR EMAIL RHHDvax@vdh.virginia.gov
Upcoming Free COVID-19 Testing Events
We are conducting free Covid-19 Community Testing Events in Richmond City and Henrico County. Call the hotline at (804) 205-3501 to register and find a date and location that is convenient. Tests are available while supplies last, this is the reason we encourage pre-registration.
To reduce the load on our call center staff, consider using the COVID-19 Community Testing Event Registration form to make a testing appointment, rather than calling the hotline.
Community Testing Events are subject to change or cancellation. Testing locations are accessible for wheelchairs and other mobility support devices. Car-side testing is also available for patients on-site as needed. Can’t make one of our free testing events? To find a list of testing sites in the Richmond/Henrico area, visit the Richmond and Henrico Area COVID-19 Testing Sites page.
Henrico West Health Department
8600 Dixon Powers Dr., Henrico, VA 23228
TEST RESULTS Hotline
Individuals will be notified of their results in 5-7 business days. If notification is not received after 7 business days, call the Test Results Hotline at
Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Voice messages will be returned within 1 business day.
Richmond Declares Racism A Public Health Crisis
On Monday, July 26, Richmond joined more than 200 other localities across the US to declare racism a public health crisis. By unanimous decision, Richmond City Council adopted the declaration and committed not only to acknowledging disparities and injustices but to becoming an actively anti-racist government that centers racial justice work in all aspects of its work. This is a huge step for our city, though the declaration itself is only a symbol that will need to be followed by bold and consistent action in order to create real change…[Read more!]
Public health impacts of marijuana legalization in Virginia
As of July 1, 2021, marijuana is legal for adults ages 21+ in Virginia. Marijuana is the most commonly used drug that is not fully legal across the US. Evidence shows that in other states across the US, marijuana legalization has a positive correlation with both public safety and racial and economic justice. Historically, Black and Brown people are incarcerated at much higher rates for marijuana possession than their White counterparts, despite possessing marijuana at similar rates. Marijuana legalization has the potential to reduce incarceration rates in Black and Brown communities; reduce the whole-family trauma and instability that often results from incarceration; and create an opportunity for police departments to refocus their efforts on preventing violent crime, community policing, and practices that lead to community healing, not community fragmentation.
What is actually legal now?
It is important to understand that marijuana is now legal in Virginia only in certain contexts and amounts…[Read more!]
Dr. Winn: The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, and Vaccine Equity and Access
Report Face Covering Violations
To report violations of face-covering and social distancing executive orders, click the link below:
Employers Must Report Positive Cases to VDH
The new COVID-19 standard adopted by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) requires all employers to report positive cases of COVID-19 to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The Emergency Temporary Standard also provides that “The employer shall notify the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry within 24 hours of the discovery of three (3) or more employees present at the place of employment within a 14-day period testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus during that 14-day time period.”
All COVID-19 case reports must be filed through the online reporting portal link below:
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Henrico Health Dept.
8600 Dixon Powers Dr.
Henrico, VA 23228
Henrico Health Dept.
1400 N. Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA 23223
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775
Shrader Rd WIC
East End WIC