TOPLINE UPDATES Governor will sign an Executive Order directing medical providers not to perform elective procedures, in order to reduce risk and preserve beds and equipmentState parks will be day-use only; camp sites, etc. to closeAdditional federal SNAP funds expected; increased federal benefits go into effect tonightWorking with Army Corps of Engineers to build more […]
TOPLINE UPDATES Governor reiterates the highlights of EO-53 stated yesterday: https://www.governor.virginia.gov/media/governorvirginiagov/executive-actions/EO-53-Temporary-Restrictions-Due-To-Novel-Coronavirus-(COVID-19).pdf Businesses have a lot of questions about EO-53. They can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Governor recognizes these are painful decisions and sacrifices but they are based on science and data. Governor takes full responsibility for these decisions in fighting this “biological war” PPE AND […]
SCHOOL AND BUSINESS CLOSURE All schools to remain closed through the end of this academic yearExecutive Order (EO) – 53 to be issued effective midnight tomorrow (03-24-2020)All recreation and entertainment – closedRestaurants and beverage services – closed except for pickup and delivery serviceNonessential brick & mortar establishments – open if can adhere to 10 or […]
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is closely following the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and is here to support you during these challenging times. We have collected resources from around the globe to provide valuable guidance in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. We will continue to monitor the situation and will be […]
The White House asks ASPS members to help meet National COVID-19 needs. In response to the crisis, ASPS developed a clearinghouse to potentially facilitate distribution of supplies and equipment nationwide by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Please click ASPS Clearinghouse Initiative to see how you can help.
In response to the FDA recall of Allergan’s Biocell textured implants, please contact a board-certified surgeon to discuss your implants, ideally the surgeon that placed them, for information regarding this recall. All VASPS members are board-certified plastic surgeons. Please visit the FDA website for more information about the recall.
Be sure to read the most recent VASPS newsletter, full of information relevant not only to members but to plastic surgeons throughout the Virginia area! May 2019 Newsletter
Happy autumn, everybody! Our fall newsletter includes a number of items that could potentially affect our practices in a significant manner. We have all worked very hard to attain the training and certification for what we do. Some of us may have started with a passion for the art and science of our specialty and […]
Drs. Vastine, Wilson, and Campbell meeting with legislative assistants to Congressmen Goodlatte and Senator Kaine during the 2018 ASPS Advocacy Summit
Dear Colleagues: I hope that you will be able to join us at the ASPS Advocacy Summit scheduled for June. As a member of the Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons you have already demonstrated a commitment to advocacy on behalf of your patients and the practice of plastic surgery. Take the next step and be […]