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Officials confident of more COVID-19 vaccine coming to state, city

Take the one you can get. That’s what health officials are saying about one of the three COVID-19 vaccines now circulating in Virginia and around ... Read more

18 hours ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

COVID-19 patients keeping area ICUs busy

In a normal year, about five million people are admitted into hospital intensive care units, and on average, they are about two-thirds full, according to ... Read more

7 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Governor to ease restrictions on gatherings, announces new pharmacies for vaccines

Citing improving COVID-19 health metrics, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he would lift some restrictions on outdoor gatherings beginning March 1 as he also announced ... Read more

1 week ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Winter weather to delay vaccine deliveries to state

Winter weather across the country and in Virginia will likely mean a delay in delivering about 106,800 COVID-19 vaccine doses as distribution channels shut down ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

State vaccine call center goes live

Virginia’s COVID-19 vaccination pre-registration call center is open for business. Now, with a call to 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682), people can call any day of the week ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Vaccine disparities emerge

Is the Western Tidewater Health District getting left behind in the race to vaccinate its residents?  Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Mayor tests positive for COVID-19

Suffolk Mayor Mike Duman announced via social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Duman, who made the announcement in a Feb. 16 Facebook ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Superintendent outlines return-to-school procedures

Superintendent Dr. John B. Gordon III will host a Facebook Live at 2 p.m. Feb. 19 on the division’s Facebook page to answer questions about ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

State vaccine site goes live

The state’s new COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration website has gone live, allowing people to sign up online, check their status and get more information about the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

State health department to unveil vaccine pre-registration system

Facing mounting criticism over issues with state residents signing up for the COVID-19 vaccine, the Virginia Department of Health plans to unveil a new statewide ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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