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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Beginning May 26, 2017, RCHD will begin billing insurers and clients for STI services. Click here for details.  En Espanol.

Zika Virus

You can prevent the spread of the Zika Virus. Learn what steps you can take to protect yourself and your family this summer at









June is Men’s Health Month

Take action to be healthy and safe and encourage men and boys in your life to make their health a priority. Learn about steps men can take each day to improve health. Visit for more information.


Free Tdap Shots

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.”









RCHD is a Top 30 Finalist

We are a Top 30 finalist for the BUILD Health Challenge in partnership with VCU Health, Bon Secours, HCA, and the Institute for Public Health Innovation. View our video on pediatric asthma.


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.