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

Adult Dental Access

Description: Identify policy strategies to increase access to dental care for all Virginia adults.

Next Meeting:  TBD

Previous Meeting Notes and Handouts:

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Monday, December 14, 2015

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, February 28, 2017, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | VaOHC Offices

Previous Meeting Notes and Handouts:

Friday, November 4, 2016:

Wednesday, September 7, 2016: 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Friday, December 4, 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: TBD

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, and design a format for the Virginia Oral Health Report Card. Group members may also participate in regional report card aggregation and convenings. 

Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | VaOHC Offices

Previous Meeting Notes and Handouts: 

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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