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The best thing you can do as an expectant mom or mom to a newborn is to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Even if you are otherwise healthy, being pregnant and unvaccinated increases your chances of having complications related to COVID-19. We spoke to Virginia Premier member Devenice Carr, who was
When Jasmine Hawkins discovered she was pregnant, she enrolled in the Virginia Premier Healthy Heartbeats™ program. Jasmine worked with a Virginia Premier outreach worker during and after her pregnancy to ensure she had access to the resources and care she needed. “This program was most helpful,” Jasmine said. “It provided
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
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
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
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
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