Hope everyone stays healthy this winter! With two young boys, one of whom likes to taste *everything* (edible or not), I’ll be happy if I escape with one bad cold.
The Richmond Health Department is offering free flu shots to adults, age 18 and older on Friday, November 2nd (today), 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations:
Big Apple Supermarket
2916 Jefferson Davis Highway
2501 Shelia Lane (off Forest Hill Ave.)
For more information, please call the Richmond City Health District at (804) 205-3737.
The Henrico County Health Department and Richmond International Raceway will offer free seasonal flu vaccines from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the raceway’s exhibition hall, 600 E. Laburnum Ave.
Vaccine is available to anyone age 3 or older on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. For information, call (804) 501-7250.
Rabies vaccination clinic in Chesterfield October 6
The Chesterfield County Health Department and Chesterfield County’s Animal Control Division, will hold a rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, Oct. 6, 1-3 p.m., at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds Arts and Craft Building, 10300 Courthouse Road. Rabies vaccinations will be available for dogs and cats at a cost of $8 per animal. For safety, cats should be brought to the clinic in pet carriers.
For more information, call 804-748-1683 or 748-1691.
Henrico rabies clinic set for October 13
The Henrico County Division of Police will offer rabies shots for dogs and cats from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at Richmond International Raceway. The clinic will be held at gate four, at East Laburnum and Carolina avenues.
Vaccination shots cost $10 and must be paid in cash. A rabies tag and certificate of inoculation are included. Pets from all localities are welcome. Cats must be in carriers. Under Virginia law, dogs and cats 4 months of age and older must be vaccinated for rabies.
Henrico dog licenses will be available for $10, for a one-year license, and $15, for a three-year license. Officers will be available to discuss license options and vaccination requirements.
For information, call the Animal Protection Unit at (804) 727-8800 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.
If your pets are due for their rabies shots, Henrico County Animal Protection offers them periodically for cheap at RIR, including this Saturday:
2012 Rabies Clinics
February 11 09:00 to 2:00PM
May 12 08:00 to 1:00PM
August 11 08:00 to 1:00PM
October 13 09:00 to 2:00PM
All clinics are at Richmond International Raceway, Gate 4. Vaccinations are $10.00 (cash only).
Henrico County dog tags are issued as permanent tags. The numbered tag you receive at the time of purchase will be kept throughout the life of your dog unless it is lost, stolen or destroyed. When your dog’s rabies vaccine expires you will be paying to renew your permanent numbered tag. The license expiration will run concurrent with the rabies vaccine.
1 year or less $10.00
*The tag and license are not prorated, non-transferable and non-refundable
Hanover County should have clinics coming up in the fall/winter with $7 vaccines.
Edited: Does anyone know how often rabies vaccines are required in Virginia? I read three years somewhere