Richmond City Health District

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Everyone age 6 months 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

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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RHHD BRINGS VACCINES TO THE COMMUNITY WITH MOBILE VACCINE CLINICS

November 17, 2022 — The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) are partnering with local groups and organizations to bring vaccine clinics to locations throughout the community. RHHD mobile clinics offer the COVID-19 bivalent booster, influenza, and monkeypox vaccinations at no cost to partnering organizations and attendees. Interested groups should fill out RHHD’s mobile clinic request form (rhhd.gov/mobileclinic)

“One of the greatest barriers to preventive healthcare is accessibility.” Says Dr. Elaine Perry, Director of RHHD. “By bringing vaccinations into the community, we hope to make it easier for people to protect themselves. We can make a real difference in..."
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RESPIRATORY ILLNESS UPDATE

October 24, 2022- Public health surveillance indicates Virginia may experience a challenging flu and respiratory disease season this fall and winter. Following are some related data along with steps you can take to help prevent and reduce illness among your patients...
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