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’

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