No-contact deliveries will equip residents in the county’s central, eastern areas
Henrico volunteers and staff will distribute reusable face coverings and informational flyers to about 15,000 homes in the county’s central and eastern areas Saturday, May 23 to help residents protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading Henrico to distribute 15,000 ‘care kits’ with face coverings, flyers Saturday
Program lifts restaurants by buying meals for frontline employees
Kristin Evans got more than a delicious lunch when she ordered takeout courtesy of the county’s Nourish Henrico program.
Along with six coworkers from the Child Protective Services unit, she received a note of thanks from the restaurant, Organic Krush, plus a complimentary Flu Shot – a wellness-boosting, cold-pressed drink made from pineapple, lemon, ginger and garlic.
The CPS staff members, like police officers, firefighters and many other employees continue their work in the community despite the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The county launched Nourish Henrico to support these frontline workers as well as local restaurants that are struggling to remain open. Under the program, the county picks up the tab – up to $15 – when an eligible, on-duty employee buys a meal from a list of approved restaurants.Continue reading Nourish Henrico strengthens ‘beautiful circle’ of support during coronavirus
—County manager, health director discuss COVID-19 outbreak, resources available for facilities
As a long-term care center in western Henrico confronts a devastating outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus among its residents and staff, Henrico County is urging similar facilities to take advantage of support and resources available from their local government.Continue reading Henrico to nursing homes: We are here for you
Henrico County has adjusted the services available at its parks and public-use areas in accordance with Gov. Ralph Northam’s temporary executive order for residents to “stay at home” to help stem the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.Continue reading Henrico makes changes at disposal areas, parks to accommodate statewide stay-at-home order
Henrico County officials have begun to brace for significant financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Anticipating sharp drops in revenues from sales, meals and occupancy taxes, officials are preparing adjustments to the current year’s budget and are revising the proposed budget for fiscal 2020-21.Continue reading Henrico revising budgets to reflect uncertainties from coronavirus
Because residents receive news and information in a variety of ways, Henrico County is providing many outlets for updates on the COVID-19 coronavirus and its impact on services and operations.
Beginning with a March 5 news release about preparations across the region, Henrico has provided regular updates to local news media, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Henrico Citizen, VPM, NBC12, WTVR and WRIC.Continue reading Henrico offers many ways to stay informed about COVID-19, service impacts