Department of Family Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

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Michael A. Becketts,
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First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam Visits Healthy Families Fairfax Program as Part of Her Resiliency Tour

(Posted 2021 October)

Healthy Families Fairfax visit with First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam, ten people seatedStaff 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.

Learn more about Healthy Families Fairfax.

Healthy Families Fairfax visit with First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam, seven people standing  Healthy Families Fairfax visit with First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam, seven people seated


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For media inquiries, contact Department of Family Services' Public Information Officer Amy Carlini by email, office phone 703-324-7758 or mobile phone 571-355-6672.

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