Partnership for Healthier Communities

Don’t wait! Virginia school children may receive free school physicals by appointment, April to August 2022. The Partnership for Healthier Communities (PHC) of INOVA, announced this important community initiative, the first Free School Physicals Event for children ages 4 to 18 who are uninsured or on Medicaid. Location is the INOVA Cares Clinic for Families in Manassas. Call today 703 698-2550 to schedule your child’s free appointment and read details under the yellow school buses below! Also, find out about other services available from PHC, including updated enrollment for Virginia’s expanded Medicaid at Partnership for Healthier Communities.

Virginia Mortgage Relief

Virginia residents who are struggling to keep up mortgage payment because of hardship caused by the pandemic could be eligible for financial assistance. Use these links to information on Virginia Homeowner Assistance Fund eligibility and the Virginia Mortgage Relief program. Posted 4/27/22

Safe Residential Living Settings

Navigating safely in the public heath emergency (PHE) caused by COVID-19 has been a challenging global mission. Safer living beyond COVID-19 is examined in a 2-part series, Adapting Beyond the Pandemic, and presents achievable and effective alternatives.

In Part 1, Safer Living Environments, join the conversation email info@advocatesca.org. Strategies for safe living practices include:

Health Coverage Expanded for Virginia Residents

Parents of school-age children may now take advantage of health coverage for children like never before. Expanded adult coverage is also available, in some cases no-cost. Coverva.org wants Virginians to know that all children have access to low-cost or no-cost health insurance through Medicaid and FAMIS. Watch this 1-minute video overview Link How to Apply For the 20th year, the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is partnering with the Department of Education (DOE) to provide coverage.

Less than a year ago, contemplating how to navigate safely in a pandemic could not have been farther from anyone’s mind. Yet, the global health crisis Read more
All 50 states have streamlined access to the COVID-19 vaccines, and vaccinations are free! Telephone and online tools make it easy to find nearby vaccine locations, Read more
Until recently, adults had difficulty with strict eligibility criteria for Medicaid in Virginia. Under under Virginia’s New Adult Health Coverage, commonly known as Expanded Medicaid, that has Read more
During the COVID-19 public health emergency, many workers unable to work remotely were hardest hit by closings and eventual layoffs during the Public Health Emergency. Residents Read more

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