Hepatitis A Outbreak in Virginia
Any Virginian who desires hepatitis A vaccine may receive the vaccine. Virginia developed a statewide hepatitis a virus (HAV) vaccination campaign to focus specifically on adults who are members of high risk groups such as those who are or have recently been incarcerated, persons who are experiencing homelessness, injection and non-injection drug users, and men who have sex with men (MSM).
On This Week in Richmond with David Bailey, Olivette Burroughs, Health Workforce Specialist, and Veronica Cosby, Partners in Prayer & Prevention Coordinator, discuss what they're doing to reduce health inequities across Virginia. Learn more about what the Virginia Partners in Prayer & Prevention (Virginia P3) program and the Virginia State Loan Repayment Program (VA-SLRP) are doing in your communities.Read more
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Insurance Open Enrollment Period Extended! Virginia Medication Assistance Program clients can still enroll in ACA insurance plans because the ACA open enrollment period has been extended until 3:00 a.m. December 18, 2019 for coverage that will start January 1, 2020. If you need enrollment help, please call Benalytics at 1-855-483-4647. If you have other…Read more
It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate! It’s that time of year again — flu season. As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity is increasing. Get a flu vaccine now if you have not gotten vaccinated yet this season. There are many reasons to get a flu vaccine. Flu vaccination can reduce your risk of…Read more