Office of Health Equity


VDHJustHealth is the flagship brand for the Office of Health Equity to help Virginia become the healthiest state in the nation.  This office includes programs and services that focus on strengthening the health of rural communities, minorities, underemployed, and uninsured citizens. The Office of Health Equity is committed to ensuring all Virginians have fair and quality health care in every corner of the state.  Here, is information on the various programs under the VDHJustHealth umbrella to help Virginians live healthier lives.

Multicultural and Community Engagement

The office develops programs and partnerships to empower racial and ethnic minority communities to promote awareness of health inequities. Learn More

Rural Health

The purpose of this office is to strengthen rural health care delivery systems by maintaining a focal point for rural health.  This is achieved through the federally funded program, Virginia’s State Office of Rural Health (VA-SORH). Learn More

Primary Care

Assures the availability of quality health care to low income, uninsured, isolated, vulnerable and special needs populations and to meet these populations’ unique health care needs. Learn More

Data and Epidemiology

The Division of Social Epidemiology provides data management, research and analytical support to the Office of Health Equity, Virginia Department of Health and external stakeholders. Learn More


4 weeks ago

Virginia's Office of Health Equity

This event was co-sponsored by the Richmond Association of Black Social Workers in celebration of Black History Month on Thursday, February 21st. ...

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1 month ago

Virginia's Office of Health Equity

Black Mental Health: Racism, Stigma, and the Impact on Health at Virginia Union University ...

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3 months ago

Virginia's Office of Health Equity

The Virginia State Loan Repayment Program opens soon to qualified medical, dental, behavioral health and pharmaceutical professionals!

Forms are now available and the application cycle opens JANUARY 1!

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