Henrico County reflects on its response over the past 15 months to the COVID-19 pandemic, now that the state of local emergency has been lifted. This tragic period began with uncertainty and fear, but it ended up revealing a resiliency and strength that come from #OneHenrico. Since the onset of the pandemic, there have been 18,921 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Henrico and more than 1,000 hospitalizations. More than 560 Henrico residents have died from the disease.
While the end of the state of local emergency marks a welcome milestone, challenges of the pandemic remain. About 60% of Henrico’s adult population is fully vaccinated. For information on the COVID-19 vaccines, go to