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SUN Newsletter – Special Vaccination Edition

A Special Vaccination Edition of our SUN Newsletter.

DentaQuest Announces 2021 Health Equity Heroes: Champions of The Pandemic

Health leaders in 12 states awarded for expanding access to equitable care during pandemic and beyond On its inaugural Health Equity Hero Day today, DentaQuest, a purpose-driven oral health care company dedicated to improving the oral health of all, announced its 2021 Health Equity Heroes: Champions of the Pandemic. Now in its seventh year, the DentaQuest Health Equity Hero […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards $1.8 Million in Grants to Increase Access to Health Care

Richmond, Virginia, June 29, 2021 The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded grants, totaling more than $1.8 million to 19 organizations throughout Virginia. These grants will increase access to medical, dental, and behavioral health care services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians, and help eligible uninsured Virginians obtain state-sponsored health insurance. Grantees and projects […]

Roanoke Times Op-ed by Deborah D. Oswalt

We don’t have enough mental health professionals.

Deborah Oswalt column: Conquering the Consequences of COVID-19

Health Care Perspectives Deborah Oswalt column: Conquering the Consequences of COVID-19 By Deborah Oswalt   Jan 17, 2021 By Deborah Oswalt Although Virginia ranks near the top of a variety of national indicators, it ranks poorly (37th) in access to mental health services. This was a documented concern long before the COVID-19 pandemic. Community health needs […]

VHCF Outreach Workers Help Economic Casualties of Covid-19 Obtain Medicaid Health Insurance

Outreach Workers available to help those economically impacted by COVID-19. [Richmond, Virginia, January 12, 2021] – The COVID-19 pandemic has left hundreds of thousands of Virginians without jobs and health insurance coverage. Project Connect, a special new partnership between the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF), the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC), the Virginia Department of […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards $1.2 Million in Grants to Increase Access to Health Care

Grants support health safety net organizations throughout Virginia. [Richmond, Virginia, January 12, 2021] – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded grants totaling over $1.2 million to 11 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical, dental, and behavioral health care for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians in the midst of […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $2.7 Million in Grants to Increase Access to Health Care

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $2.7 Million in Grants to Increase Access to Health Care [Richmond, VA] – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded grants totaling over $2.7 million to 53 organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. Grantees […]

New Initiative Increases Access to Behavioral Health Services

New Initiative Increases Access to Behavioral Health Services Virginia Health Care Foundation initiative is making behavioral health care more accessible to underserved and uninsured Virginians. [Richmond, Virginia] – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded over $835,000 in grants to four community health centers to expand the behavioral health services available to their patients. […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $2.1 Million to Increase Access to Health Care

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $2.1 Million to Increase Access to Health Care [Richmond, VA, June 29, 2019] – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded grants totaling over $2.1 million to 18 organizations throughout Virginia. Some will help those newly eligible for Medicaid and FAMIS health insurance apply. Others will increase medical, […]