(Posted 2021 October)
Staff with the Fairfax County Department of Family Services Healthy Families Fairfax and the Fairfax County Health Department’s Nurse-Family Partnership and Maternal Child Health Home Visiting Program were part of a group that welcomed First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam in Fairfax on Monday, Oct. 18.
Home visiting staff from Fairfax County Department of Family Services, Fairfax County Health Department, NVFS, Virginia Department of Health, and Early Impact Virginia were joined virtually by families from Fairfax and across Virginia.
Healthy Families Fairfax families and staff were honored to be a part of this dialogue with Mrs. Northam about crucial services and supports that home visitors provide to parents in the early years of a child's life. Many shared experiences about the ways that home visiting services were essential to helping new parents adjust to caring for their babies throughout the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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