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Local volunteers become certified as Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge educators

Susan G. Komen’s volunteers come in all sizes, shapes and colors, but their hearts are pink and their caring has no limit.

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Local volunteers become certified as Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge educators

Free Smoke Alarms / Alarmas gratis defuego

Henry Co. Department of Public Safety will provide and install smoke alarms in your home free of charge. For assistance, contact Kiah Cooper at (276) 634-4664 or the Main Office at (276) 634-4660.

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Free Smoke Alarms / Alarmas gratis defuego

Medicaid Expansion Information

Medicaid Expansion

On Thursday, June 7, 2018, Governor Northam signed a state budget that expanded Virginia’s Medicaid program. Starting January 1, 2019, Medicaid will be available to eligible adult Virginians ages 19 – 64 who live in households earning ≤138% of the Federal Poverty Level ($28,676 for a family of three in 2018).

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Medicaid Expansion

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Susan G. Komen Breast Health Educator Training

Joyce Eggleston, Health Access Care Coordinator, MHCCHW speaks to a group during a Ladies First seminar at New College Institute earlier this year.

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Susan G. Komen Breast Health Educator Training

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FAMIS Tip of the Month

Summer with kids at home can be stressful for parents who have active, excited children who want to enjoy all of the benefits of summer vacation.  

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FAMIS Tip of the Month

Celebrating 100,000 children in FAMIS

A thank you letter addressed to Ann Walker from VA Gov. Ralph Northam regarding the impact Project Connect outreach workers have made in the Commonwealth.

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Celebrating 100,000 children in FAMIS

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Mamm & Glam

This past Thursday afternoon, the Julius Hermes Breast Center at Sovah Health – Martinsville was transformed into a Mamm and Glam event, a partnership between Sovah Health and the MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness.

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Mamm & Glam

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Drug Takeback Day

Drug Takeback Day, held on April 28, 2018, was a huge success, according to Ann Gibson, Coordinator of Partnership for Success Initiative at Piedmont Community Services.

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Drug Takeback Day

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May’s Tip of the Month from FAMIS

Bug bites and stings usually are just nuisances. They bring momentary alarm, temporary discomfort and pain, but no serious or lasting health problems.

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May’s Tip of the Month from FAMIS

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Rev Your Bev 2018

TAP, BOTTLE, FILTERED, BUBBLE, FRUIT — HOW DO YOU ENJOY WATER? Rev Your Bev Day is an annual statewide day of action to raise awareness about the incredible health benefits you can see by making water your No.

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Rev Your Bev 2018