Effective September 23, 2021, and until further directed, all city employees, contracted vendors, sub-contracted employees, and visitors are required to wear a mask while working or visiting any city owned or operated facility. Masks shall be worn, covering both the nose and mouth, regardless of vaccination status.

Health and Wellness

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CELEBRATE INDIGENEOUS PEOPLES DAY WITH DR. GREGORY SMITHERS

Posted about 3 weeks ago by kathryn Coker
“Of all the Cherokee origin narratives, the most famous is that which tells the tale of a time when everything was covered by water.” Gregory Smithers “Stories matter. Stories tell […]
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Celebrate the Days – October

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH — SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE! I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING THERE […]
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Celebrate the Days – September

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH — SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE! I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING THERE […]
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Only the Lonely

Posted about 4 months ago by Meg Raymond
lonely definitions(from Merriam-Webster online) 1 – a: being without company: LONE // too many lonely nights at home. b: cut off from others: SOLITARY // the train stopped frequently at […]
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X & Y Chromosomal Variation Awareness Month

Posted about 5 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In 2012 the State Legislature passed HJ216 2012 which designated May as “X & Y Chromosomal Variation Awareness Month”.   Genetic Disorders X & Y Chromosomal Variations are genetic disorders. […]
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MEDICAL INJUSTICES

Posted about 6 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Great strides in medical history have often been made as a result of research and experimentation, and the first human successes were arguably the result of successful experiments, often on […]
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Contact Tracing & Your Rights – Part 1

Posted about 11 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
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25 Socially Distant Acts of Kindness for World Kindness Day

Posted about 12 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
World Kindness Day takes place every year on November 13th. If you weren’t previously aware of this holiday, it’s time you get acquainted! This international holiday was started back in […]
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Focus on the New: Nonfiction

Posted about 1 year ago by Lisa Crisman
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines nonfiction as “writing or cinema that is about facts and real events.” Nonfiction titles may express an author’s point of view. Some nonfiction attempts to inform […]
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Focus on the New: Cookbooks

Posted about 1 year ago by Lisa Crisman
RVA is a foodie town and the Richmond Public Library has a wide range of cookbooks for everyone. Grilling to vegan, baking to soups, regional cuisines and more are available […]
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