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VPHP/VDH Norfolk Vaccine Clinic, June 28, 2022

Come join us at the Military Circle Mall in Norfolk, VA to receive your COVID-19 Vaccine on June 28Th! When: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, from 2:00 – 6:00 pm  Where: Military Circle Mall 880 N. Military Hwy Norfolk, VA 23502 Virginia Premier Medicaid members are invited to a free COVID-19

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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 way to protect you and your baby from getting extremely

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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 Premier and Optima Health worked together to get the word

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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 doctor who provides you with checkups and routine care (for

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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 staying as safe as possible. Keep it small It’s natural

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Prediabetes – It’s Real and It’s Reversible

Prediabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be Type 2 diabetes.  Simple lifestyle changes can reverse prediabetes and prevent it from becoming Type 2 diabetes. More than 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes.  And 90% of people

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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 each person. The webinar covered: Breastfeeding tips Breastfeeding positions Presented

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