Posts Tagged Public Health
New Medicaid Dental Coverage is About Public Health, too
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 25, 2021
750,000 Virginians who use Medicaid are set to gain more comprehensive dental coverage July 1st, in a policy that experts say could improve public health outcomes and costs to the healthcare system. 3.2 million Virginians have no dental insurance, according to the Virginia Health Care Foundation. Jahd Khalil reports.
Officials to Provide Recommendations on Improving 911 Infrastructure
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 31, 2021
If you or someone you cared about faced an emergency, and you needed to call for help, how would you call 911? Chances are you’d reach for your cell phone. But, as Jahd Khalil reports, aging 911 infrastructure sometimes doesn’t match up with cell technology.
Virginia Senate Considering Legislation Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on February 9, 2021
Lawmakers are considering a resolution that makes a declaration about the problem of racism. Michael Pope reports.