Richmond City Health District

Everyone age 6 months and older can now get a vaccine!
Attend an RHHD Vaccination Clinic.
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Language translations and TTY services are available at 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682), 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday-Friday
Servicios de traducción y teléfonos de texto (TTY) están disponibles: 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682), 8:00 AM–8:00 PM lunes a viernes. 

Call the RHHD Call center: (804) 205.3501

Press Releases

RICHMOND, VA — The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) celebrate National Public Health Week April 1 – 7. National Public Health Week gives staff and residents the opportunity to reflect on the life-saving and enriching work that public health professionals do to serve Richmond and Henrico residents and help them thrive. 

“The heart of public health is our public health workforce,” says RHHD Director Dr. Elaine Perry. “It’s wonderful to take time each year to recognize the amazing work they do to support our communities. This is a week for celebration and gratitude...” [Read full April 1, 2024 Press Release]


RICHMOND, VA — The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) celebrate distribution of 945 doses of school-required immunizations for 714 middle and high school aged children at 27 events in Richmond and Henrico public schools. RHHD began its Spring 2024 immunizations effort in February and will support more events into the late spring and summer. Students received vaccinations for Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap) and Meningitis (MenACWY). RHHD nurses coordinated with and provided support to Richmond and Henrico public school nursing staff for these in-school events. 

“We’ve really hit the ground running this spring,” said Ashley Lancaster, RHHD Public Health Nurse Supervisor. “We’ve gotten an earlier start this year, which means more students will be ready for the 2024-2025 school year on day one. We are thrilled to continue our partnership with RPS and HCPS school nurses and school administration, ensuring that students receive these important vaccines...”[Read full March 29, 2024 Press Release]

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It’s National Public Health Week, and RHHD is ready to celebrate! Every day, we’re spotlighting staff who show up across Richmond and Henrico to make our communities healthier, more equitable places to live.  

Now’s a great time to make sure you’re following us on social media so that you don’t miss any of the faces or voices who make our public health landscape what it is. Find us @richmondcity_hd on Instagram or at Richmond City Health District and Henrico County Health District on Facebook. You can also bookmark our blog, Well Read, for daily updates from PHW.