To protect public health during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, the public utilities agencies for the counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico and Powhatan and the City of Richmond have agreed to immediately suspend any disconnection of water and sewer service for late or nonpayment. [...]Continue reading Localities to suspend water, sewer service disconnections due to 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.
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Two hotlines, operated by personnel from the Richmond and Henrico Health Districts and by Henrico County general government staff, are available to help residents with questions about COVID-19. [...]Continue reading Call centers open to assist residents with COVID-19 questions
Henrico County’s government offices will reopen Tuesday, March 17 following a day of planning and intensive cleaning prompted by the global outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus. [...]Continue reading Henrico government offices set for limited reopening Tuesday
All government offices and facilities in the counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover and Henrico and the city of Richmond will be closed Monday, March 16 for planning and to begin additional cleaning in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
The closures are designed to ensure the health and safety of residents, employees and the general public. Designated personnel will report for work; operations to ensure public safety and public health will not be impacted.
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Officials hope aggressive measures already being taken will limit the outbreak’s severity in the region.
Elected officials from the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and Goochland and the city of Richmond announced the declarations at a news conference Friday while urging the public to remain calm, stay informed and follow safety protocols, including frequent handwashing and avoiding crowds. [...]Continue reading Localities declare local emergencies over COVID-19 outbreak
Local governments remain concerned about the spread of COVID-19. Today, regional cooperation and precautionary planning took a new step forward as more than 50 emergency managers, first responders, health experts, and public information professionals met to review roles and responsibilities.
Leadership of the city of Richmond, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and Goochland counties and the Central Virginia Healthcare Coalition has authorized the activation of the Central Virginia All Hazards Incident Management Team to help guide the region’s preparations for, and response to, a potential local occurrence of COVID-19.
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Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon will host a Tuckahoe Town Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18 to explain how residents can connect with Henrico County in the event of an emergency. [...]Continue reading Tuckahoe meeting to highlight staying informed in an emergency, coronavirus