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.
March is National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month®is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. There’s no one diet that’s right for everyone, so it’s important to follow a healthful eating plan that’s packed with tasty foods and that keeps your unique lifestyle in mind. View the following video to “Eat right for Your Lifestyle” for more information.
World TB Day is March 24th
World TB Day is an opportunity to recognize our achievements in tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control and review our commitment to eliminating this devastating disease in the United States. RCHD is doing its part to eliminate TB by identifying active TB cases, conducting contact investigations and managing TB infections and diseases. For more information call the TB Nurse at 804-482-5486.
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