The Virginia Journal of Public Health (ISSN: 2769-3279) is the official journal of the Virginia Public Health Association. The mission of the VPHA is to improve the public’s health in Virginia by strengthening public health practice and promoting sound public health policy.

The VJPH is a peer reviewed publication addressing public, community, and population health; health education and promotion; health equity; and health policy relevant to the Commonwealth of Virginia and nearby regions.

To learn more, visit the Virginia Public Health Association website.

Current Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2 Virginia Journal of Public Health Spring 2023

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Editor's Note

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Policy Forum



Vaccine Uptake in the Era of COVID-19: Associations between Willingness to Receive the Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccines
Mutaz Alkalbani, Ritsa Frousios, Matilda Francis, Yousef Beidas, Jennifer Ryal, and Brynn Sheehan


Structural barriers to health care access and IPV disclosure in first-generation Latina immigrants
Donna L. Schminkey, Deborah Elkins, Karen Jagiello, Sandra Annan, Jamie Robinson, and Erika Metzler Sawin