Richmond City Health District

Everyone age 6 months and older can now get a vaccine!
Pharmacy. Walk-up. Online.
Any way you choose, it’s free, easy, and safe.

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. 

Questions?
Local call center: (804) 205.3501                   Email: RHHDvax@vdh.virginia.gov

LATEST NEWS

MPOX: THE NEW NAME FOR MONKEYPOX DISEASE

December 6, 2022 — Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that they will recommend “mpox” as a new name for monkeypox disease. Starting this week, RHHD will begin transitioning all of our language and materials to the new name as well.

WHO is responsible for assigning names to new and existing diseases. As a result of racist and stigmatizing messages that resulted from the monkeypox moniker, WHO began to gather input from a range of experts and the public and decided on the new mpox name. WHO will begin using the new preferred term immediately, but both names will be used simultaneously for one year while “monkeypox” is phased out...
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