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As Virginia prepares for the coming flu season, hospitals and health care providers and organizations representing state and local government, businesses, educators, and many other stakeholders and communities of interest in the Commonwealth have joined together to issue this statement to promote the importance of getting a flu shot – now, more than ever, during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
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Scammers are always looking to capture people’s personal information, and Social Security numbers are highly valuable.
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In 2019 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received nearly 125,000 reports of scams involving prizes, sweepstakes and lotteries that cost victims $121 million.
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Nearly half of US adults say they are trying to lose weight, and with many people worried about weight gain while stuck at home during the pandemic, that number may very well rise.
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Dr. Daniel Gade and U.S. Senator Mark Warner will face off on Tuesday, October 13 at The People’s Debate, which will be offered to television stations statewide as well as live-streamed.
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Four Virginia organizations will receive 2020 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest number of grantees to date with more than $2.4 million awarded among 184 organizations nationwide.
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A new AARP survey, released in conjunction with Social Security’s 85th anniversary, confirms that Americans highly value Social Security, and even more so due to the pandemic.
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RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia has invited Dr. Daniel Gade and U.S. Senator Mark Warner to face off on Tuesday, October 13 at The People’s Debate, which will be offered to television stations statewide as well as live-streamed.
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RICHMOND —Governor Ralph Northam used his veto power today to stop three health care measures that would have had a calamitous impact on older and sicker Virginians, a legislative victory for health care consumers in the Commonwealth.
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RICHMOND — Governor Ralph Northam, Dr. Laurie Forlano of the Virginia Department of Health, and Dr. Alexis Aplasca of the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services will answer questions from AARP members during a telephone town hall at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 23.
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