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Schedule your COVID-19 vaccine on our appointment registration webpage.
For assistance, call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA
(1-877-829-4682)
8:00 AM–8:00 PM
Language translations and TTY services available.

Inscríbase para la vacuna COVID-19 en
nuestra página web de registro de citas.

Para obtener ayuda, llame al 1-877-VAX-IN-VA
(1-877-829-4682) 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
Servicios de traducción y teléfonos de texto (TTY) están disponibles.

PLEASE NOTE: THE VACCINE IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLINICS. PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR VISIT CLINIC LOCATIONS FOR THE VACCINE. FOR VACCINE QUESTIONS CALL THE HOTLINE (804) 205-3501 OR EMAIL RHHDvax@vdh.virginia.gov  

Now vaccinating Phase 2: General Population

  • All people ages 16 and older

Schedule your vaccine appointment now on our appointment registration webpage.

(Continuing to vaccinate: Phase 1a, Phase 1b, Phase 1c)

Upcoming Free COVID-19 Testing Events

We are conducting free Covid-19 Community Testing Events in Richmond City and Henrico County. Call the hotline at (804) 205-3501 to register and find a date and location that is convenient. Tests are available while supplies last, this is the reason we encourage pre-registration. 

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.

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. Can’t make one of our free testing events? To find a list of testing sites in the Richmond/Henrico area, visit the Richmond and Henrico Area COVID-19 Testing Sites page.

Thursday, May 13
Jueves 13 de mayo
East Henrico Health Department
1400 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM  

Thursday, May 20
Jueves 20 de mayo
East Henrico Health Department
1400 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

TEST RESULTS Hotline

Individuals will be notified of their results in 5-7 business days. If notification is not received after 7 business days, call the Test Results Hotline at

(804) 486-2107

Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Voice messages will be returned within 1 business day.

LATEST NEWS

RHHD Offers Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments At VUU

May 6, 2021- Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) have partnered with Virginia Union University (VUU) to offer walk-up Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination opportunities on Fridays over the next few weeks. Pre-registration or scheduling an appointment in advance is not required.

Adults and children 16 years and older who are accompanied by a guardian can attend one of the following vaccination events. All events will be held from 11:00 am-3:00 pm.

  • 1st dose on May 7th, 2nd dose on May 28th
  • 1st dose on May 14th, 2nd dose on June 4th
  • 1st dose on May 28th, 2nd dose on June 11th

“We are continuing to open up easier and more accessible vaccination opportunities in all of our communities,” explains Amy Popovich, Nurse Manager at RHHD. “We encourage anyone interested in getting a COVID-19 vaccine to come out to an event!”

To learn about other COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in the Richmond and Henrico area, visit vax.rchd.com or call 804-205-3501.

 

Richmond and Henrico Health Districts resume Johnson and Johnson vaccine use. 

April 30, 2021- Following the new FDA and CDC guidelines, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts (RHHD) are resuming use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at their clinics —starting with the homebound vaccination program—on Friday, April 30th. 

Although the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine’s possible side effect of thrombosis (blood clot) is serious, it impacts a very small portion of individuals—about 2 in a million vaccine doses. A review of all available data at this time shows that the J&J vaccine’s known and potential benefits outweigh its known and potential risks.

Women younger than 50 years old should be aware of the rare but increased risk of this adverse event and that there are other COVID-19 vaccine options available (Pfizer and Moderna) for which this risk has not been seen. RHHD will continue to offer a choice of vaccine to our residents and ensure those choosing to receive J & J will get the updated information regarding the blood clot side effect. 

RHHD highly recommends all three vaccines as safe and effective.

 

How to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Phase 2

April 26, 2021- COVID-19 vaccines are offered in more places now that supply is increasing and eligibility now includes everyone ages 16 and up. You no longer have to wait to be called off a pre-registration list and can now schedule an appointment online or over the phone.

These tips can help you schedule an appointment for a vaccine, but you may also be contacted by us if you previously pre-registered or by your healthcare provider, local pharmacy, a faith community, or community organization with a vaccine opportunity. We recommend seeking a vaccine using whichever method is best for you and taking the first opportunity you have to get vaccinated! … Continue reading

 

Which Vaccine Is Right For Me?

MARCH 1, 2021- The right vaccine is whichever vaccine you have access to first!

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are mRNA vaccines. Both use the same process and although some minor ingredients are slightly different between the two, they do the same thing in your body. They are both safe and effective. Both are approximately 95% effective at preventing symptomatic illness and about 100% effective at preventing severe disease that would lead to hospitalization. 

[Read the full March 1, 2021 Post]

 

Dr. Winn: The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, and Vaccine Equity and Access 

NOTICES

Report Face Covering Violations

To report violations of face-covering and social distancing executive orders, click the link below:

Make a Health Safety Complaint

 

 

 

Employers Must Report Positive Cases to VDH

The new COVID-19 standard adopted by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) requires all employers to report positive cases of COVID-19 to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The Emergency Temporary Standard also provides that “The employer shall notify the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry 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:

Report COVID-19 Case(s)

 

 

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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Henrico Health Dept.
West Clinic

8600 Dixon Powers Dr.
Henrico, VA 23228

Henrico Health Dept.
East Clinic

1400 N. Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA 23223

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

COVID VACCINATION QUESTIONS: RHHDvax@vdh.virginia.gov

COVID VACCINATION & TESTING HOTLINE
(804) 205-3501
West End Main
(804) 501-4522
West End Clinic
(804) 501-4651
East End Clinic
(804) 652-3190

Shrader Rd WIC
(804) 501-1610
East End WIC
(804) 652-3180

Shrader Road WIC
7740 Shrader Rd, Suite B
Henrico, VA 23228

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