Jean-Venable “Kelly” Goode recognized as one of the nation’s top women in pharmacy

“Jean-Venable “Kelly” Goode, Pharm.D., had been working for months with a patient who was fighting to control his diabetes while experiencing homelessness.

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Jean-Venable “Kelly” Goode recognized as one of the nation’s top women in pharmacy

Out of Room

“Barbara Barbour Whittaker has managed to navigate a lifetime of job losses, drug addiction, broken families and even the tragic loss of her oldest daughter, Neisha, three years ago.

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Out of Room

This sea of white crosses serves as a grim reminder of record-breaking overdoses: ‘It’s life and death’

“RICHMOND, Va. — Flags around Virginia are flying at half-staff on Wednesday to mark International Overdose Day. In both the United States and Virginia, there was a record number of overdose deaths in 2021, driven largely by fentanyl.

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This sea of white crosses serves as a grim reminder of record-breaking overdoses: ‘It’s life and death’

Community Health Center Week in Virginia

“Sec. of Health and Human Resources John Littel tours Daily Planet Health Services’ West Grace Health Center and reads a proclamation observing the week of Aug.

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Community Health Center Week in Virginia

Richmond organizations helping homeless through dangerous heat

“RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – There’s a new push to calculate how many people are living on the streets in the metro-Richmond area.

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Richmond organizations helping homeless through dangerous heat

Richmond’s homeless population is increasing, nonprofit reports

“RICHMOND, Va. — Taylor Garrett trekked through the woods in Oregon Hill on a muggy Thursday morning as most Richmonders slept.

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Richmond’s homeless population is increasing, nonprofit reports

Reach Out and Read: Doctors prescribe reading for young children

“RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Most people get their books from the library or at school, but for some children, it comes during their first medical exam.

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Reach Out and Read: Doctors prescribe reading for young children

Best Regional Partnership Award at the 2021 Governor’s Housing Conference

We are absolutely honored to have received the Best Regional Partnership Award at the 2021 Governor’s Housing Conference! The highly competitive statewide award underscores the life-saving response that Daily Planet, Homeward and Richmond Urban Ministry Institute led in combating COVID-19 among the Richmond region’s most vulnerable neighbors, notably individuals and families experiencing homelessness, as a part of the work of the Greater Richmond Continuum of Care.

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Best Regional Partnership Award at the 2021 Governor’s Housing Conference

How a change in tone helped a Richmond, Virginia, healthcare center increase flu vaccinations by 20%

“At Daily Planet Health Services, a healthcare center serving the homeless population in Richmond, Virginia., staff members used to ask patients whether they would like the flu vaccine.

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How a change in tone helped a Richmond, Virginia, healthcare center increase flu vaccinations by 20%

Virginia journalist sheds light on opioid epidemic in Hulu series: ‘It’s a crisis’

“RICHMOND, Va. — In a new Hulu series, filmed in Richmond, a Virginia journalist aimed to shed light on the opioid epidemic ravaging the country through the eyes of Virginians.

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Virginia journalist sheds light on opioid epidemic in Hulu series: ‘It’s a crisis’