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vdhlivewellAvatar VDH LiveWell is a flagship brand for the Office of Family Health Services to help Virginia become the healthiest state in the nation. You'll find information on programs that focus on strengthening the health of families and communities, plus risk avoidance tips and information on how certain issues affect public health.

Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant

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The Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant gives grantees the ability to address prioritized public health needs in their jurisdictions in collaboration with local and tribal public health agencies and organizations.

Healthy Eating

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The Virginia WIC program improves the health of pregnant women, infants, and children through better nutrition and access to health care.

Child and Family Health

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Protecting and improving the health of people in Virginia with a focus on women, infants, children, adolescents, and their families.

Data

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Protecting and improving the health of Virginians through current and accurate data.

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. 1 in 78 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime. Get screened today. VDHLiveWell.com/EWL ...

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Our Virginia Sickle Cell Awareness Program created these masks for our sickle cell centers and community partners! 😷 Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most common genetic disorders in the United States. Having SCD increases your chances of severe illness from COVID-19. If you have SCD, there are a few things you can do to stay healthy and prevent exposure to COVID-19:

➡️ Work with your healthcare provider to set up telemedicine or remote healthcare visits.
➡️ Follow simple prevention tips like washing your hands and keeping six feet away from others.
➡️ Wear a mask!

To learn more about SCD, visit SickleCellVirginia.com
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Parents- remember that well-child visits are essential. Vaccination helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases See more information for parents here: go.usa.gov/xyPFY ...

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