Free Flu Vaccination Clinics
Get your flu shot this year to stay healthy—getting the flu wears your immune system down, which is not a good thing in times of COVID-19! Flu vaccines will be more available than ever this year. Protect the vulnerable and get your shot!
If you have insurance, you can get your flu vaccination shot at your primary care doctor's office, pharmacy, or urgent care clinic.
We are offering FREE Flu Shots for uninsured and underinsured individuals in Richmond and Henrico. Attend one of our flu vaccination events to get a flu shot (adults and children over 6 months). Call the hotline at (804) 205-3501 to register and find a date and location that is convenient.
Richmond City and Henrico County Health Districts have set up a call center to answer your questions regarding the coronavirus and to register you for one of our free COVID-19 Community Testing Events. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 instead.
Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, except major holidays.
TEST RESULTS Hotline
Tests are available while supplies last, this is the reason we encourage pre-registration. 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.
Staying safe during COVID-19 has required us to do just about everything differently this year, and the holidays are no exception. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is coming! But this is 2020, so it’s more like The Most Wonderful Time of the Hardest Year We’ve Faced in Generations. What does that mean for our holiday plans, and how can we celebrate as safely as possible?
You can keep the holiday magic alive while staying as safe as possible by following these guidelines before, during, and after you celebrate:
• Talk honestly with your family or friends and make a plan together
• Limit your risk before the holiday and while traveling
• Think carefully about where and how you gather
• Quarantine or get tested when your gathering is over
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. 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.
Monday, November 23
Eastern Henrico Health Department
1400 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
By appointment only.
Call for appointment:
Only 50 tests!
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 Face Covering Violations
To report violations of face-covering and social distancing executive orders, click the link below:
New Statewide Measures to Contain COVID-19
As COVID-19 surges in states across the country, Governor Ralph Northam today announced new actions to mitigate the spread of the virus in Virginia. While the Commonwealth’s case count per capita and positivity rate remain comparatively low, all five health regions are experiencing increases in new COVID-19 cases, positive tests, and hospitalizations. The following measures will take effect at midnight on Sunday, November 16:
- All public and private in-person gatherings must be limited to 25 individuals, down from the current cap of 250 people. This includes outdoor and indoor settings.
- All Virginians aged five and over are required to wear face coveringsin indoor public spaces.
- All essential retail businesses, including grocery stores and pharmacies, must adhere to statewide guidelines for physical distancing, wearing face coverings, and enhanced cleaning. Violations will now be enforceable through the Virginia Department of Health as a Class One misdemeanor.
- The on-site sale, consumption, and possession of alcohol is prohibited after 10:00 p.m.in any restaurant, dining establishment, food court, brewery, microbrewery, distillery, winery, or tasting room. All restaurants, dining establishments, food courts, breweries, microbreweries, distilleries, wineries, and tasting rooms must close by midnight.
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