Virginia Department of Health Virginia Health Care Providers Sue Over Abortion Regulations By Associated Press & David Seidel • Jun 20, 2018 A group of women's health care providers filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to overturn a number of Virginia's abortion regulations in light of a landmark 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling. State will Soon Provide Low-Income Virginians with Birth Control By Mallory Noe-Payne • Jun 18, 2018 Sarah Mirk / Flickr CC In Virginia, almost 40-percent of women say their most recent pregnancy was unplanned. A new pilot program funded in the latest state budget, is hoping to lower that number. The Number of Lyme Disease Cases in Virginia Remains High By Nick Gilmore • Aug 4, 2017 Centers for Disease Control Last year, more than 1,300 Lyme disease cases were reported to the state’s Department of Health – making it the second-most prevalent communicable disease in Virginia. State health officials say those Lyme disease numbers could continue to rise.