• March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The VDH Cancer Prevention and Control Program works to decrease the burden of colorectal and other cancers through helping to develop and promote evidence-based strategies shown to prevent and control cancer. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer death. However, CRC screening makes dying from this disease preventable. During this…Read more

  • Coming Soon to "This Week in Richmond" with Host David Bailey

    Coming soon to This Week in Richmond with David Bailey, featuring State Health Commissioner M. Norman Oliver, MD, MA; Chief Medical Officer Chethan Bachireddy, MD, DMAS; Gena Berger, Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources. This episode will feature topics, including maternal health initiatives, Medicaid expansion, home visiting and doula budget proposals and the Governor's five-year plan to…Read more

  • World TB Day is March 24

    World TB Day is a day to educate the public about the impact of tuberculosis (TB) around the world. For many decades, death was likely for people with tuberculosis (TB). World TB Day celebrates the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch discovered the cause of tuberculosis. At the time of Koch's announcement, TB was raging through both…Read more

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