First lady Jill Biden visited Henrico Friday, promoting COVID-19 vaccinations for young children. She stopped by the county’s Health Department East Clinic on Laburnum Avenue with Dr. Ashish Jha, White House COVID-19 response coordinator, to tout the benefits of the vaccine, which recently was approved for children ages 6 months to 5 years.
Biden toured the health center and talked with parents whose children were waiting for shots, including Tuckahoe residents Kyle Wendling and Cathy Marcelo. The couple had brought their 9-month-old son Patrick to be vaccinated.
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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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The Henrico County Health Department has been recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials for the local health district’s preparations for managing a potential public health emergency. [...]Continue reading Henrico Health Department noted for emergency preparedness efforts by national organization
Flu vaccinations will be offered from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 at the Health Department East Clinic, 1400 N. Laburnum Ave., and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Mount Vernon Adult Education Center, 7850 Carousel Lane. [...]Continue reading Health Department to offer free flu vaccinations in October
A model for regional public-health collaboration, Avula was appointed in a dual health director role for Richmond and Henrico. The two health districts will continue to maintain separate staffs and operations. [...]Continue reading Henrico, Richmond unify leadership of local health districts
The Henrico County Health Department will offer free flu vaccinations to the public at two upcoming clinics: Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Mount Vernon […] [...]Continue reading Henrico to provide free flu shots, cancer screening kits at clinics Oct. 24, Nov. 2
Henrico Health Department will offer free flu vaccinations Wednesday, Oct. 25 at clinics in western and eastern Henrico. [...]Continue reading Henrico to provide free flu shots Oct. 25