Richmond City Health District

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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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Highlights

February is American Heart Month


Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable. Visit https:www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/american_heart_month.htm for more information.

Self-Monitored Blood Pressure

This informative video focuses on hypertension, the importance of people self-monitoring their blood pressure as a personal health care maintenance technique, and offers self-monitoring tips


Get Food Safety Information For Eating Out

This informative video focuses on hypertension, the importance of people self-monitoring their blood pressure as a personal health care maintenance technique, and offers self-monitoring tips

WIC helps Women, Infants and Children

WIC is the special supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It is available at the Richmond City Health District and other local health departments. Program participants receive nutritional education and are able to shop at local grocery stores for foods that promote the health and growth of children. CLICK HERE for more information or look us up under RCHD programs.