Local Community Leaders & Influencers:

  • Richmond City Health District – 804-205-3500
    • 400 E. Cary Street Richmond, VA 23219
    • Executive Office – (804) 205-3722
    • Director— (804) 205-3722
    • Deputy Director – (804) 205-3722
  • Richmond City Council – (804) 646-2778:
    • District 1: Andreas D. Addison
    • District 2: Kimberly B. Gray
    • District 3: Christopher A. Hilbert, Vice President
    • District 4: Kristen N. Larson
    • District 5: Parker C. Agelasto
    • District 6: Ellen F. Robertson
    • District 7: Cynthia I. Newbillie, President
    • District 8: Reva M. Trammell
    • District 9: Micharl J. Jones


Cancer

  • Resources:
    • Johnston-Willis Hospital, Cancer Resources
      • (804) 591-4152
      • Support counseling (804) 483-5078

Prostate Cancer

  • “In Richmond City, Virginia from 2012-2016, there were 728 new cases of Prostate Cancer. For every 100,000 men, 140 Prostate Cancer cases were reported.
    Over those years, there were 87 men who died of Prostate Cancer. For every 100,000 men in Richmond City, Virginia, 21 died of Prostate Cancer.”
    • Citation: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. U.S. Cancer Statistics Data Visualizations Tool, based on November 2018 submission data (1999-2016): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; www.cdc.gov/cancer/dataviz, June 2019.

Testicular Cancer

  • “In Richmond City, Virginia from 2012-2016, there were <16 new cases of Testicular Cancer.
    Over those years, there were <16 men who died of Testicular Cancer in Richmond City, Virginia.” (no  info.)
    • Citation: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. U.S. Cancer Statistics Data Visualizations Tool, based on November 2018 submission data (1999-2016): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; www.cdc.gov/cancer/dataviz, June 2019.

Heart Disease

  • From 2014 -2016, the heart disease death rate was 232.8 men per 100,000 people. (0.23%)
    • Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (https://nccd.cdc.gov/DHDSPAtlas/Default.aspx?state=MD)

Stroke

  • From 2014 – 2016, the stroke death rate was 41.7 men per 100,000 people. (0.04%)
    • Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (https://nccd.cdc.gov/DHDSPAtlas/Default.aspx?state=MD)

Diabetes

  • Resources:
    • American Diabetes Association, Richmond
    • Bon Secours- Sarah Garland Jones Center
      • (804) 287-7776
    • The Balm In Gilead – SDFI Virginia
      • (804) 644-2256
    • VCU Health Hub at 25th
      • (804) 628-6401

Pre-Diabetes

  • In 2016, 22.9% of men aged 20+ in Richmond City reported severe physical inactivity. Physical inactivity and obesity are the most common and significant indicators of diabetes.

*Suicide

  • In 2017, 920 men committed suicide in Virginia. (population: 4,166,727)
  • Age-adjusted Death Rate per 100,000: 21.44 (0.02%)

*Obesity

*state statistics