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Henrico offers COVID-19 testing to public safety workers

Program aims to increase protections for staff, community

Henrico County has begun offering COVID-19 testing to first responders and other frontline employees regardless of whether they show symptoms of the disease.

Officials are hoping to strengthen protections for these workers and the community as well as increase understanding of how the virus spreads without carriers exhibiting the common symptoms of a high fever, a dry cough or shortness of breath.

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Outreach Call Center helps older residents stay connected during COVID-19

Residents also can receive regular callbacks to ensure they’re OK

The caller had a request on behalf of her neighbors and ended up sharing a craving of her own.

She contacted Henrico County’s Outreach Call Center for Older Residents on Tuesday to see if residents of her retirement community could be made aware of the new service.

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Henrico to nursing homes: We are here for you

—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.

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Henrico revising budgets to reflect uncertainties from coronavirus

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.

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Henrico Board approves emergency measures to assist county operations, support residents and businesses

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors approved a series of emergency ordinances at its March 24 meeting aimed at ensuring the continuity of county government and supporting residents and businesses as the county confronts the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Localities to suspend water, sewer service disconnections due to coronavirus

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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
 
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