richmond city health district

Parents listen up! Students will head back to school in two weeks and we need to make sure they have their vaccinations. The Richmond City Health District on East Cary Street is holding a Free Immunization Day for Richmond Public School students only. The free immunizations are going on through this afternoon at 2:30. Children […]

TAKE CONTROL! GET EDUCATED! GET TESTED! KNOW YOUR STATUS! More than 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV, but one in six does not know they are positive. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends all Americans between the ages of 13-64 get tested for HIV as part of routine health […]

  BREAKING NEWS: Following precautionary testing, the Ebola virus was not detected in a patient who had a low-grade fever according to the Richmond City Health District. Richmond City Health District Director, Dr. Donald Stern releases the following information:     A patient visiting the U.S. from West Africa was seen at Crossover Healthcare Ministry on Monday, […]

      National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2014 Friday, February 7, 2014 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. A time to Get tested!  Get involved! Get educated! Get treated!    The Richmond City Health District is conducting a special National Black HIV event with street outreach educators. The street outreach educators will be out on Broad Street, 10AM-12N, between […]

The Richmond Public School System is reminding all parents that rising kindergartners must have an up-to-date immunization record and rising sixth-graders must have their Tdap booster immunization prior to September 3, the first day of school. Students entering the 6th grade must show proof that they have had a tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) booster […]

    April is National STD Awareness Month, a time for every population to learn about protecting themselves and stopping the spread of sexually transmitted infection in our community.  Millions of Americans are being reported as having a gonorrhea, chlamydia, or syphilis infection every year. Chlamydia: Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial disease in […]

  June 27, 2012, marked the 19th National HIV Testing Day, which recommends people of all ages to “Get Tested, Get Educated.” HIV testing is a critical step in taking control and responsibility over one’s health and lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention esitimates that nearly 1.2 million people are living with HIV in […]