Engaging and Learning Together

VaOHC convenes partners to share best practices and develop and implement policy recommendations in order to collectively achieve the state oral health plan goals. Working together, we can enable better health for all Virginians by integrating oral health into all aspects of health and wellness. 

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Workgroup Activities

Early Dental Home

Description: Fosters information-sharing and collaboration among organizations and agencies working with young children and pregnant women to increase access to oral health services and education, and utilization of a dental home. Members also serve as an advisory council to the Virginia Department of Health's Perinatal & Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement (PIOHQI) Grant. 

Next Meeting:  Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | VaOHC Offices

Previous Meeting Notes and Handouts:

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Friday, November 4, 2016:

Wednesday, September 7, 2016: 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Friday, December 4, 2015

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Legislative Committee

Description: To help shape VaOHC's advocacy efforts by providing recommendations to the board of directors about specific legislation and policy positions that complement VaOHC's Guiding Principles. Download a legislative committee application.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 2, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | VaOHC Offices

Previous Meeting Notes and Handouts:

Thursday, July 2, 2015

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School Age Oral Health

Description: Identify and implement programs and policy strategies that ensure readiness to learn is not hindered by poor oral health.  (Formerly the "Kindergarten Dental Policy Workgroup.")

Next Meeting: Monday, May 15, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | VaOHC Offices

Previous Meeting Notes and Handouts:

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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Virginia Oral Health Report Card 

Description: Identify measures to gauge statewide progress in meeting the goals of the Virginia Oral Health Plan. Group members may also participate in regional report card aggregation and convenings. 

Next Meeting: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | VaOHC Offices

Previous Meeting Notes and Handouts: 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016: 

Thursday, September 1, 2016: 

Monday, July 18, 2016: 

Friday, July 8, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

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