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Get inspired to live a healthy lifestyle and improve your overall wellbeing with health resources and articles on the Virginia Premier blog.

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Find the Doctor You Need

You could say there are two types of doctors who you are likely to work with to keep healthy—a primary care provider (PCP) or a specialist. What is a Primary Care Provider? A primary care provider is the kind of

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Thanksgiving While Social Distancing

This year, Thanksgiving is still going to be a bit different than usual, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, you don’t have to call off the holiday. Virginia Premier has some tips to share on how to celebrate Thanksgiving while

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COVID-19 Vaccines in Pregnancy: Myths Vs. Facts

Protecting yourself against COVID-19 by getting vaccinated is a big decision for everyone. If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or are breastfeeding, the decision becomes even heavier. It’s scientifically proven that getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best

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Virginia Premier COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

COVID-19 Clinic-Member Testimonials

In May 2021, Virginia Premier and Optima Health partnered with Rite Aid to host a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic for our health plan members. With the goal of providing a free and easy way for members to get vaccinated, Virginia

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Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Virginia Premier celebrates National Breastfeeding Month this August. Our Healthy Heartbeats program hosted two webinars for World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 – 7). Watch the replay videos from the Virginia Premier Facebook page. All About Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is unique for

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