Services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness are based on evidence that major mental illness are brain diseases, which result in chronic illness. Symptoms are often life long, causing impairment in the persons' thought process and their ability to function in expected daily life activities, including employment, independent living and interpersonal relationships. Eligibility require- ments include a diagnosis of serious mental illness accompanied by poor social and occupational functioning and a history of or expectation of persistence of the illness over time. With appropriate treatment, rehabilitation and support, individuals can live successful lives in the community.
Henrico Master Gardeners are trained volunteer educators. They work within their local communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices through sustainable landscape management education and training.
The Child and Family Services Program works with children between the ages of 3 and 13 who are experiencing emotional and behavioral problems
Crisis Intervention Team is a community partnership bringing together first responders and area stakeholders for the common goals of safety, understanding, and caring for the needs of the mentally ill and their families.
Pouches make it easy to safely dispose of unwanted prescription pills
Our family planning services are designed to help men and women know their options for planning future pregnancies and preventing unplanned pregnancies.
Before opening a new or extensively remodeled foodservice facility or transferring ownership, the foodservice operator must obtain a foodservice permit from the Henrico County Health Department.
The Henrico Extension Office offers presentations to interested garden clubs, civic organizations, homeowners associations, and other community organizations in Henrico County.
Childhood and select adult immunizations available by appointment.
Babies begin to learn and develop from the moment they are born. Some babies and children may need more help to learn than others. The Infant & Toddlers Services help children who are not developing as expected or who have a condition that can delay typical development. Some children need help in only one area of development such as speech or motor skills, while other children may have more general delays due to conditions such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, or problems related to premature birth.
The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind.
Complaints about a lodging facility or pool in Henrico County, Virginia can be submitted to the Henrico County Health Department by calling (804) 501-4529 or by completing the form below and submitting it. Please be as specific as possible when describing the complaint. Your name, address and phone number are required for investigation.
Before opening a new or extensively remodeled lodging facility (hotel, Bed & Breakfast, Campground, Summer Camp) or transferring ownership, the lodging operator must obtain a lodging permit from the Henrico County Health Department.
If you or someone in your family needs nursing facility care or personal care in the home and cannot afford the cost, you may be eligible for to have this service covered by Medicaid. You can apply for Medicaid online or at your local Department of Social Services.
A Health Permit is required for Class II, III, and IV Mobile Food Units before they can be licensed to operate.
Multi-Service Clinic services are available by appointment only. Childhood immunizations, HIV Testing & Pregnancy Tests are available.
A Grower's Certificate confirms that a Henrico County citizen grows or produces items within Henrico County and is therefore eligible to sell these items, unprocessed and unprepared, in Henrico County. Items may include vegetables, fruits, poultry, eggs, flowers, herbs, etc
Our Office of New Americans-Refugee Services exists to address health issues that may influence successful resettlement, identify and intervene on diseases and conditions of public health concern, follow up on medical issues identified overseas, and refer to local medical providers for follow-up and linkage to primary care. The Henrico County Health Department (HCHD) conducts health screenings for both Henrico AND Richmond City refugee clients.
Complaints about a restaurant in Henrico County, Virginia can be submitted to the Henrico County Health Department by calling (804) 501-4529 or by completing the form below and submitting it. Please be as specific as possible when describing the complaint. The Health Department does not accept anonymous Food Service complaints other than sewage backup or a facility without water. Your name, address and phone number are required for investigation.
Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections is provided at the Henrico Health Department East Clinic. Free, confidential HIV testing and counseling also is available.
All persons serving food to the public must have a permit for each temporary event.
TB program provides services to Henrico residents of all ages that are TB suspects, TB cases, contacts of TB cases, symptomatic of TB, and evaluation of positive TB skin tests, positive IGRA (Interferon Gamma Release Assay) or abnormal chest x-ray suggesting TB.
Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death Certificates