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Virginia Department of Health
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State Board of Health
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Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities [12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Action Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities
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Comment Period Ends 3/29/2013
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3/25/13  2:57 pm
Commenter: Marianne Anderson

Women's Health Centers in Commonwealth of Virginia
 

Attention Virginia Board of Health:  Please carefully consider the value of placing restrictions on women's health centers around the Commonwealth.  Because many of the proposed changes/restrictions have to do with architecture, thus forcing the centers to incur additional costs to comply, many of them may have to close -- thereby denying access to health care to many women. 

Enacting restrictions of the type proposed would be a triumph for ideology but, sadly, a defeat for the Virginia women who depend on the centers for their health and wellbeing.   

Please do not enact these restrictions;o that the centers may continue to fulfill their missions of providing health care to those who need it.

Thank you for your consideration.

Marianne Anderson

Alexandria, VA