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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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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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Should You Get Tested For COVID-19?

If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19 or feel sick, it is probably time to get tested for COVID-19.  The sooner you get tested, the sooner you can begin treatment. And, the sooner you can help protect friends and family from being exposed to you while you

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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: Know Where to Go

There are a few factors to consider when deciding where to go for care, whether it’s a doctor’s office, walk-in clinic, urgent care, or the ER. Before you’re in a situation where you need to make this decision, it’s important to know your choices for care.

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COVID Vaccine Safety

You may have questions about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines, and that’s ok. Let’s talk about it. The pandemic is scary and stressful. Talking about what’s on our minds, honestly is the best way to get the information we need to protect the people we love. So, how safe are

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COVID-19 Thanksgiving Tips

Thanksgiving While Social Distancing This year, Thanksgiving is going to be a bit different than usual, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the holiday doesn’t have to be called off. Virginia Premier has some tips to share on how to celebrate Thanksgiving while staying as safe as possible. Keep it

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Healthy Halloween Tips For Families

Although Halloween is a lot of fun, you might be wondering how to navigate this candy-filled holiday in a smart way. We’ve compiled some of our favorite tricks for making your Halloween just a little bit healthier.

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