More than 600,000 Virginians now have healthcare coverage, thanks to Governor Northam’s successful push for Virginia to
expand Medicaid.

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  • Can you imagine going through a pandemic without healthcare coverage?

Virginia has delivered a top-10 COVID vaccination rate among the states.

  • 88% of Virginia adults have received at least one shot — more than 6.3 million people —as 2021 draws to a close. 77% of Virginia adults are fully vaccinated.

Virginia is protecting health care for women.

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  • Governor Northam signed the Virginia Reproductive Health Protection Act into law, ending politically-motivated “TRAP” restrictions on women’s health centers and repealing Virginia’s mandatory ultrasound law and  24-hour waiting period prior to an abortion.

  • No more will legislators in Richmond—most of whom are men—tell women what they should and should not be doing with their bodies.

 
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Virginia is finally addressing hunger in the Commonwealth. The Virginia Roadmap to End Hunger includes:

  • The Virginia Food Access Investment Fund—that aims to end “food deserts” by supporting innovative retail projects to increase access to affordable, nutritious food where it is needed most. (And in turn, that helps Virginia’s farms.)

  • The Virginia Agriculture Food Assistance Program—that helps farmers and food producers harvest, process, pack and transport the agricultural products they donate to food banks—making fresh produce available for more families across Virginia.

  • Virginia has invested $9 million in new funds using TANF block grants to strengthen outreach to food-insecure children.

Virginia is addressing complex issues in human services — that the Commonwealth has struggled with for years.

  • Virginia is investing in mental health services—with a $315 million bond package to replace Central State Hospital.

  • The new Virginia Fosters campaign is a statewide effort to engage Virginians to address challenges in the child welfare system.

  • The new Virginia Exchange, enables the Commonwealth to work directly with insurance companies to meet the insurance needs of all Virginians purchasing coverage.

  • A resolution from the General Assembly declares racism a public health crisis.