Health Department

Get Your Vaccine today!

Everyone age 6 months and older can now get a vaccine!

Find a pharmacy near you at vaccines.gov
See a list of our walk-up events
Schedule an appointment online.

Language translations and TTY services are available at

1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682)
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday-Friday

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(1-877-829-4682) 8:00 AM–8:00 PM lunes a viernes

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. 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. To find a list of testing sites in the Richmond/Henrico area, visit the Richmond and Henrico Area COVID-19 Testing Sites page. 

 

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

(804) 486-2107

Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Voice messages will be returned within 1 business day.

LATEST NEWS

RHHD ONE WEEK INTO ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE HEALTH EQUITY FUND

June 24, 2022- One week after the form to nominate community based projects to receive support from the Health Equity Fund (HEF) launched, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) has received fifty-one nominations. RHHD continues to encourage community members and organizations to nominate grassroots projects aimed at reducing health disparities in Richmond’s communities at rhhd.gov/hef through July 28, 2022.

In October 2021, Richmond City Council voted to establish a first-ever Health Equity Fund (HEF) in the City of Richmond through an initial investment of $5 million from federal American Rescue Plan Act funds. Earlier this month, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) announced that…

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RHHD EXPANDS COVID-19 CONTACT CENTER TO INCLUDE OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH TOPICS

June 16th, 2022- In 2020, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) launched the COVID-19 call center and hotline number 804-205-3501 to be a resource to individuals requesting information about COVID-19. The newly named RHHD contact center is expanding the topics staff are trained on to expand its services beyond COVID-19.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the contact center has been a valuable resource to community members and has provided an array of information as it has become available. For example, the contact center provided information on mitigation and prevention guidance, registered individuals for COVID-19 vaccination appointments, connected individuals to testing opportunities, and…

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RHHD CELEBRATES RESOURCE CENTERS’ THIRTEEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY

June 1, 2022- In 2009, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) opened its Resource Center in Fairfield Court. Today, RHHD celebrates its eight Resource Centers located in all of Richmond’s public housing communities, Broad Rock Community Center, and Southwood Apartments.

Resource Centers are satellite health clinics with a variety of clinical services including cancer screenings, chronic disease screening and management, STI testing and treatment, and more. The Resource Centers are staffed with Community Health Workers (CHWs), who are peer health educators, counselors, and advocates.

“Over the past thirteen years, the Resource Centers have developed strong roots in their communities,” says Amy Popovich, Nurse Manager for RHHD and founder of the program…

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RICHMOND AND HENRICO ENTER INTO HIGH CDC COVID-19 COMMUNITY LEVEL

May 19, 2022- The CDC reported Richmond City and Henrico County as both having moved to the high COVID-19 community level. This comes two weeks after Henrico County and one week after Richmond City moved into medium levels.

The CDC’s COVID-19 community level is a tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds being used for COVID-19, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area.

Based on CDC guidance for individuals who live in an area with high COVID-19 community level, RHHD recommends…
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RHHD TO PAUSE CLINICAL SERVICES AT SOUTHWOOD RESOURCE CENTER

May 20, 2022- Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) are pausing clinical services at Southwood Resource Center and are rescheduling patients due to some maintenance issues at the site. Services operating out of the Southwood Poolhouse (COVID-19 testing and vaccinations and community outreach) will continue as scheduled. RHHD called patients with appointments to reschedule them for another time or location and is working with…
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COVID-19 BOOSTERS NOW AVAILABLE FOR RICHMOND AND HENRICO CHILDREN AGES 5-11

May 20, 2022- Following the CDC and FDA approvals of Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots for 5-11 year olds, vaccination opportunities for Richmond and Henrico children are becoming available. Children will be able to access appointments through pediatricians, pharmacies, and Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD). Parents are encouraged to visit vax.rchd.com, call 804-205-3501, or check with their pediatrician or pharmacy to find an appointment. RHHD’s walk in vaccine clinics will begin offering boosters to children…
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RICHMOND CITY ENTERS MEDIUM CDC COVID-19 COMMUNITY LEVEL

May 20, 2022- Yesterday, the CDC reported Richmond City as having moved to the medium COVID-19 community level. This comes one week after Henrico County moved into the medium level.
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RHHD AND RAA RECOMMEND OFFER HEAT SAFETY TIPS AHEAD OF HIGH TEMPERATURE WEEKEND

May 19, 2022- Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) and Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) encourage Richmond area residents to take precautions to avoid heat related illness this weekend.

“Severe hot weather can pose risks to individuals’ health,” says Jessica Coughlin, Emergency Manager at RHHD. “Folks can still have fun this summer while staying safe…
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HENRICO COUNTY ENTERS MEDIUM CDC COVID-19 COMMUNITY LEVEL

May 16, 2022- After weeks of having low COVID-19 community level, the CDC reported Henrico County as having moved to the medium COVID-19 community level. Although Richmond City is still reported as having low COVID-19 community level, COVID-19 cases are increasing within the city and it is likely to enter medium COVID-19 community level in the coming weeks. Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) recommends everyone in the region…
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RHHD TO WELCOME NEW HEALTH DIRECTOR

May 16, 2022- After a three month vacancy, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) will soon have a new Health Director. Dr. Elaine Perry will join RHHD as Director on July 10, 2022. Dr. Melissa Viray, who has been serving as Acting Director of RHHD during the interim, will remain with RHHD as Deputy Director following Dr. Perry’s arrival…
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RHHD AND PARTNERS ANNOUNCE SPIKE ALERT TO PREVENT OPIOID OVERDOSES

April 27, 2022- Local city and county agencies in the greater Richmond area have partnered together to start Metro Richmond Spike Alert, a system that notifies the general public when spikes in opioid overdoses occur. A spike in overdoses may signify the presence of illegal or diverted prescription drugs in the community that are more potent or more likely to cause an overdose. Informing individuals that may use opioids and their loved ones of a recent spike may prevent injury and death…
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Dr. Winn: The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, and Vaccine Equity and Access 

NOTICES

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:

Report COVID-19 Case(s)

 

 

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Henrico Health Dept.
West Clinic

8600 Dixon Powers Dr.
Henrico, VA 23228

Henrico Health Dept.
East Clinic

1400 N. Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA 23223

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

COVID VACCINATION QUESTIONS: RHHDvax@vdh.virginia.gov

COVID VACCINATION & TESTING HOTLINE
(804) 205-3501
West End Main
(804) 501-4522
West End Clinic
(804) 501-4651
East End Clinic
(804) 652-3190

Shrader Rd WIC
(804) 501-1610
East End WIC
(804) 652-3180

Shrader Road WIC
7740 Shrader Rd, Suite B
Henrico, VA 23228

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