The Virginia Journal of Public Health (ISSN: pending) 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 6, Issue 1 (2022) Virginia Journal of Public Health Spring/Summer 2022

Full Issue

Editor's Note

Policy Forum



The Association between Loneliness with Increased Mental Health Problems and Substance Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Richmond, Virginia
Angela C. Liu, Connor Cox, Mariam Sankoh, James Clifford, Courtney T. Blondino, Chanel Bea, Chimere Miles, Kim Young, Sherika Gillison-Chew, John Richardson-Lauve, Candice Turner, and Elizabeth Prom-Wormley

Poster Presentations