The March of Dimes gives Virginia a grade of “C” when it comes to maternal and infant health. The organization notes recent changes in the state do provide more health coverage, but it says more still needs to be done. The March of Dimes graded each state on the percentage of births that are pre-term; in Virginia last year, it was 9.9% . More from WFIR’s Evan Jones:
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