Richmond City Health District

The Richmond City Health District (RCHD) provides a comprehensive set of public health programs and services for Richmond City. RCHD efforts include clinical, field and community based efforts in the area of reproductive health, communicable disease control, various categorical public health programs, environmental health, and disaster preparedness and response.

The mission of RCHD is to promote healthy living, protect the environment, prevent disease and prepare the community for disasters.

The general operation hours at 400 East Cary Street, Richmond, Virginia are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Back-To-School Event

Our Back-to-School Event will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. This is for City of Richmond residents only. Click here to view our video for more details.


Richmond Pediatric Asthma Pay for Success Project seeks to improve pediatric asthma outcomes in the Greater Richmond Community

This year, the Richmond City Health District (RCHD) applied for, and received, a grant from the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business to explore utilizing outcomes-based contracting, also known as Pay for Success, to improve the region’s capacity to address pediatric asthma. The grant award includes up to $100,000 in cash to cover project expenses and another $250,000 in technical assistance from the Sorenson Impact Center. The grant will involve a feasibility study, stakeholder outreach, and other activities over next year. Click Here to read more.

BeHealthy RVA

Are you looking for some data? BeHealthyRVA is a user-friendly, web-based data repository of population health data, evidence-based practices, and information about health resources and activities in the Greater Metro Richmond and Northern Neck regions.

We invite grant writers, community leaders, public officials, employers, educators, and health care providers to use the site as a tool for grant writing, community assessment, strategic planning, and identifying best practices for improvement, collaboration and advocacy. Click Here to visit BeHealthy RVA.

August is Kids Eat Right Month

CLICK HERE to read more about Kids Eat Right 2017.

Are you the parent/guardian of a rising 6th grader?

Are you the parent/guardian of a rising 6th grader? Children entering 6th grade are REQUIRED to receive their Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) booster shot in order to start school. Richmond City Health District will be offering FREE Tdap shots at the Resource Centers this summer. An appointment is not required, HOWEVER we do require pre-registration by calling the Resource Center that you are planning to visit. The parent/guardian of each child must be present OR be sent to the Resource Center with a consent form filled out and signed. This program is offered to Richmond City residents only. CLICK HERE for available times, dates and locations.

Check out additional News here: RCHD Health Fair, Outreach and Speaker Request Form, STI Free Evening Clinic, WIC, How to Use My Meal Detective, Refugee Clinic, Tobacco Free Schools and Food Safety Training.