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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — January 30, 2015

1. READY:

Accidents Happen    Are You Covered?

Life is unpredictable — you never know when you might need health insurance.

Eric shared his #GetCovered story below to stress how important his health coverage is to him; what’s your story?

Open enrollment to sign up for coverage on the marketplace ends on February 15. Don’t wait — sign up today and #GetCovered! Visit Cover Virginia or ACAHelpVA.org for more information and free, in-person assistance!


U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy tours The Daily Planet on January 27, 2015. Photo credit: Dean Hoffmeyer, Richmond Times Dispatch
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy tours The Daily Planet on January 27, 2015.
Photo credit: Dean Hoffmeyer, Richmond Times Dispatch

2. SET:

U.S. Surgeon General Visits Richmond, Daily Planet

On Tuesday, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy visited Richmond as a part of his cross-country speaking tour.

Murthy stopped by The Daily Planet clinic to meet with city and state health leaders, discuss his public health priorities during his tenure as Surgeon General, and to encourage those without health insurance to explore their options for an affordable healthcare plan within the marketplace.

To read more on Murthy’s visit, click here.


shoveling3. GO:

Get a Workout While You Shovel

This week, much of the country experienced various bouts of winter weather — snow, ice, winds — that can often leave us yearning for the warmth of indoors and ditching our normal routines. For those of us battling mounds of snow, there’s a way to stay active and motivated — all while completing the chore we dread the most.

Check out how to get the most out of your snow shoveling, in a safe and productive way!