Amid opioid crisis, event trains people how to save a life: ‘I am sick of losing people’

“RICHMOND, Va. — Amid a local and national opioid crisis, the Virginia Department of Health held Narcan training events throughout the region on Tuesday for International Overdose Awareness Day, educating people on how to administer the life-saving drug.

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Amid opioid crisis, event trains people how to save a life: ‘I am sick of losing people’

Community Health Quality Recognition

Daily Planet Health Services has been recognized by HRSA (Health Resources & Services Administration) in the Community Health Quality Recognition (CHQR) badge program.

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Community Health Quality Recognition

The Daily Planet receives generous donation to help the city’s homeless

“RICHMOND, Va. — Katelynn Percy has called the Days Inn on Midlothian Turnpike her temporary home. “Sometimes your ends don’t meet and as hard as you try you can’t get them to meet,” Percy said while holding her 10-month-old son, Garrett.

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The Daily Planet receives generous donation to help the city’s homeless

Daily Planet Health Services has given 3,800 COVID-19 vaccine doses to homeless population, shelter and support staff

“The Daily Planet Health Services has administered 3,800 COVID-19 vaccine doses to date to people experiencing homelessness and those who work closely with them, according to new data released this month.”

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Daily Planet Health Services has given 3,800 COVID-19 vaccine doses to homeless population, shelter and support staff

Effort underway to vaccinate people without homes

“There is a new effort underway to make sure Richmond’s homeless community receives COVID-19 vaccinations. Dr. Patricia Cook leads the effort as Chief Medical Officer at Daily Planet Health Services — a federal grantee.”

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Effort underway to vaccinate people without homes

Daily Planet begins on-site push to vaccinate Richmond’s homeless population

“A push is underway to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine reaches the arms of Richmond’s most vulnerable residents. The Daily Planet Health Services, a safety net healthcare provider, kicked off a series of on-site vaccination events at homeless shelters around the city this week.

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Daily Planet begins on-site push to vaccinate Richmond’s homeless population

PHOTOS: COVID-19 vaccines for the homeless in Richmond

Richmond Health District partnered with the Daily Planet to give the Moderna vaccine to the homeless at the Homeward shelter Tues.,

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PHOTOS: COVID-19 vaccines for the homeless in Richmond

Richmond community clinics essential to filling health care gaps among Black, Latino populations get vaccinated

“The time, 12:37 p.m., was scribbled onto a white sticky note that clung to Bri Avendano’s plaid lapel, indicating the end of a required 15-minute wait to gauge any reaction following the first shot against COVID-19.

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Richmond community clinics essential to filling health care gaps among Black, Latino populations get vaccinated

Richmond non-profit recognized for efforts on frontline of COVID-19 pandemic

“RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – At the Daily Planet in downtown Richmond, you won’t find Clark Kent writing his latest column but you will find superheroes hard at work.

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Richmond non-profit recognized for efforts on frontline of COVID-19 pandemic