More than 70% of Virginians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Unvaccinated Virginians are 4 times more likely to get COVID-19 than those who are fully vaccinated. They are also more likely to get very sick or hospitalized. You can protect yourself, your family and your friends by getting your shot.
News and Updates
Important COVID-19 Update: Unvaccinated Virginians are 4 Times More Likely to Get COVID-19 Than Those Who are Fully Vaccinated
We are Halfway Through Open Enrollment! (March 2022)
Some Medicaid members are now eligible to choose a new health plan for 2022. Members eligible to pick a plan at this time received a letter with more details in the mail. The plan selection period runs through April 30, 2022.
Get Help with Buying Food
1 in 10 Virginians struggle with hunger. If you are struggling to feed yourself or your family, the Department of Social Services offers several food assistance programs that can help.
Long-Term Effects of COVID-19
Some people have health problems after an initial recovery from COVID-19. If you are experiencing new or ongoing symptoms, call your Primary Care Provider to make an appointment. Together, you can discuss possible treatment options.
Medicaid Covers Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services
Many people facing addiction can benefit from treatment. Medicaid covers addiction and recovery treatment services for members. Treatment options include outpatient and inpatient care, as well as medications shown by research to help people addicted to prescription drugs or other opioids.
Medicaid Offers New Behavioral Health Services for Youth
Keeping our youth healthy – both physically and mentally – is a top priority for us. That is why we recently expanded our coverage to add new behavioral health (or mental health) services for youth ages 11-18. These new services offer community-based programs and family support while keeping youth at home and in school.
Keep Yourself and Your Family Safe This Winter
Join the fight against COVID-19! Encourage your friends, family and local community to get vaccinated. If you haven’t gotten your shot yet, schedule an appointment to protect yourself and the ones you love.
Watch Now: How to Apply for Health Coverage in VA
CoverVA has released a video that helps illustrate the application process for eligible Virginians looking for health coverage. This short video covers topics such as screening questions, documentation needed to apply, and the different ways to apply.
Planned Outage: Saturday, January 29
The DMAS website will be temporarily unavailable on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 9am ET for approximately three hours as we conduct scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
We are Halfway Through Open Enrollment! (January 2022)
Some Medicaid members are now eligible to choose a new health plan for 2022. Members eligible to pick a plan at this time received a letter with more details in the mail. The plan selection period runs through February 28, 2022.