11 May 2020 – Health equity pilot program introduced in partnership with City of Richmond

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Social Services
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: Virginia
Lead People/Agency: Governor Ralph Northam, City of Richmond, VA Health Equity Leadership Task Force

Overview: Governor Northam Announces Health Equity Pilot Program with City of Richmond
Full details here: https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/may/headline-856730-en.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: The partnership aims to increase equitable access to personal protective equipment (PPE) in underserved communities that may be most adversely impacted by the virus.