Richmond City Health District

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Everyone age 5 and older can now get a vaccine!
Pharmacy. Walk-up. Online. Phone.
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

HENRICO COUNTY ENTERS MEDIUM CDC COVID-19 COMMUNITY LEVEL

RICHMOND, VA- After weeks of having low COVID-19 community level, the CDC reported Henrico County as having moved to the medium COVID-19 community level. Although Richmond City is still reported as having low COVID-19 community level, COVID-19 cases are increasing within the city and it is likely to enter medium COVID-19 community level in the coming weeks. Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) recommends everyone in the region...

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RHHD TO WELCOME NEW HEALTH DIRECTOR

RICHMOND, VA- After a three month vacancy, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) will soon have a new Health Director. Dr. Elaine Perry will join RHHD as Director on July 10, 2022. Dr. Melissa Viray, who has been serving as Acting Director of RHHD during the interim, will remain with RHHD as Deputy Director following Dr. Perry’s arrival...
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RHHD AND PARTNERS ANNOUNCE SPIKE ALERT TO PREVENT OPIOID OVERDOSES

RICHMOND, VA- Local city and county agencies in the greater Richmond area have partnered together to start Metro Richmond Spike Alert, a system that notifies the general public when spikes in opioid overdoses occur. A spike in overdoses may signify the presence of illegal or diverted prescription drugs in the community that are more potent or more likely to cause an overdose. Informing individuals that may use opioids and their loved ones of a recent spike may prevent injury and death...
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RHHD OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

RICHMOND, VA- Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) invite Richmond residents with personal or professional experience with systemic racism and the root causes of health disparities in Richmond to apply to the Health Equity Fund Community Advisory Committee (HEF CAC). The HEF CAC will assist RHHD in identifying innovative, community-led projects that address health disparities to fund. This is a paid opportunity...
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HENRICO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO HONOR RICHMOND AND HENRICO HEALTH DISTRICTS

HENRICO, VA- In honor of last week’s National Public Health Week and in recognition of Richmond and Henrico Health District’s (RHHD) pandemic response, Henrico County’s Board of Supervisors (BoS) is issuing a proclamation today honoring RHHD’s public health staff. Dr. Melissa Viray will join tonight’s BoS meeting to share some words of gratitude following the proclamation...
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RHHD OFFERS AT-HOME COVID-19 VACCINES TO ANYONE THROUGH DOSES ON DEMAND

RICHMOND, VA- Starting today, March 23, 2022, any Richmond or Henrico resident who is interested in a free COVID-19 vaccine can now call the Richmond and Henrico Health District (RHHD) hotline to schedule a time for nurses to come to your home to give you a COVID-19 vaccine. The program, called Doses on Demand, is available for adult and child primary series and booster doses and will offer all vaccine types...
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RESIDENTS URGED TO USE CAUTION AFTER RABID CAT IS PICKED UP IN NORTHSIDE

MARCH 2, 2022- Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) remind residents to take precautions to reduce the risk of people or pets contracting rabies following a recent confirmed exposure.

Late last week, a kitten found along 5th Avenue in Richmond’s Northside was dropped off to the Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC). Results from a rabies test were received yesterday evening and confirmed the kitten had rabies. RHHD is in contact with the twelve individuals who had contact with the kitten to determine if an exposure took place and advise possible medical follow up...
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NOTICE

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:

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