Richmond City Health District

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Pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine at
For assistance, call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682), 8:00 AM–8:00 PM.
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Preinscríbase para la vacuna COVID-19 en
Para obtener ayuda, llame al 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682), 8:00 AM–8:00 PM.
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Now vaccinating: Phase 1b

  • Frontline Essential Workers
  • People Living in Correctional Facilities
  • People Living in Homeless Shelters
  • People Living in Migrant Labor Camps
  • Persons Aged 65 Years and Older
  • People aged 16 through 64 years with certain conditions or disabilities that increase their risk of severe illness from COVID-19

Continuing to vaccinate: Phase 1a
• Hospitals; long-term care facilities; non-hospital healthcare workers

Pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine at

Local call center: 804.205.3501
Questions about pre-registration: 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682)

Free COVID-19 Testing Events

We are conducting free COVID-19 Community Testing Events in Richmond City and Henrico County. To reduce the load on our call center staff, consider using the COVID-19 Community Testing Event Registration form to make a testing appointment, rather than calling the hotline. If you are unable to use the form, you may call the hotline at (804) 205-3501 to register and find a date and location that is convenient. Community Testing Events are subject to change or cancellation. Testing locations are accessible for wheelchairs and other mobility support devices. Car-side testing is also available for patients on-site as needed.

Thursday, March 4
Jueves 4 de marzo
Randolph Community Center
1415 Grayland Ave, Richmond, VA 23220
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Can't make it to one of our free testing events?

Click the button below to see a list of all testing sites in the Richmond/Henrico area.


Statewide Vaccine Pre-registration System Launching February 16

Feb. 12, 2021 - The Commonwealth of Virginia is planning to launch a statewide vaccine pre-registration system to provide a unified and comprehensive process for people in Virginia to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine. [Full Feb. 12 Press Release]


Add Your Phone to the COVID Fight.

Download the free COVIDWISE app today and help Virginia Stop COVID-19.

COVIDWISE does not collect, use, or store any personally identifiable information or location data. Learn more about the app or click the links below to download.

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Employers Must Report Positive COVID-19 Cases to VDH

The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry COVID-19 standard requires all employers to report positive cases of COVID-19 to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The Emergency Temporary Standard mandates that the employer report positive cases within 24 hours of the discovery of three (3) or more employees present at the place of employment within a 14-day period testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus during that 14-day time period.

All COVID-19 case reports must be filed through the online reporting portal link below:

Find Local Resources

Need help? Search free and reduced-cost services like medical care, food, housing, and more in your area.

Need help finding resources?
Call (804) 205-3500 or 211

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