How access to transportation affects Richmonders' health
More than 1 in 5 U.S. adults without access to a vehicle or public transportation missed or skipped a medical appointment last year, according to a report by the Urban Institute.
Why it matters: Transportation is a key social driver of health equity.
Why Richmond providers are against a new HCA hospital in Hanover
There's a hospital war brewing in Hanover County, and all the major health care providers in Richmond are weighing in.
What's happening: HCA Healthcare wants to build a hospital just off of I-95, its first in Hanover and sixth in the Richmond area.
Youngkin wants to use sewers to track fentanyl use in Virginia
Gov. Youngkin wants to surveil sewage to track fentanyl use as part of a plan to address skyrocketing overdoses.
What's happening: Youngkin signed an executive order earlier this week that lays out a 10-point plan to curb overdoses.
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