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COVID-19

Additional COVID-19 variants detected in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Health has found two new variants of COVID-19 in the state. These variants were first detected in California. The variants were ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Governor relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

In the race between vaccines and variants in Virginia, no victor has emerged, though the state is among the national notables in the number of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Check your emails for vaccine appointments

The Western Tidewater Health District has sent out nearly 10,000 invitations this week for access to the Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS, according to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Health department: Healthcare facilities can expand visitation

With a decline in new COVID-19 cases in state nursing home residents since mid-January, and with cases overall at their lowest levels since early summer ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Survey available for Virginia farms and agribusinesses

Researchers in the Agricultural and Applied Economics Department at Virginia Tech are inviting all Virginia farms and agribusinesses to participate in a study to assess ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Grant deadline extended

The deadline for the fourth round of the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Grant Program has been extended. The deadline will now be midnight on March ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Check your email for vaccine appointment

The Western Tidewater Health District will have two vaccine clinics this week and is using email to reach eligible vaccine recipients. The clinics will take ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

State making progress on vaccinations

Gov. Ralph Northam said any testing on COVID-19 vaccinations for children would not be complete until at least this fall or possibly next winter, even ... Read more

1 month ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

‘Because now it’s real’

Officials say students’ social, emotional well-being paramount in hybrid environment Part 2 of a multi-part series. The time is almost at hand. The School Board ... Read more

1 month ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

City to begin reopening facilities

By next week, most city facilities, including City Hall, will be open for in-person services.  Read more

1 month ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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