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Treasury Dept. sends COVID-19 relief money to localities 

Western Tidewater localities will receive more than $40 million among Virginia’s nearly $7.2 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan Act’s coronavirus state fiscal ... Read more

21 hours ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Vaccine for adolescents needs additional approval

Though the Food and Drug Administration has approved the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those aged 12 to 15, additional federal ... Read more

2 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

COVID-19 vaccine for 12 and up expected to get approval soon

The state’s vaccine coordinator said health officials are making plans to provide children ages 12 and up with a COVID-19 vaccine as it expects federal ... Read more

1 week ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Health district plans for more targeted vaccination clinics

The transition to more targeted COVID-19 vaccinations is close at hand. Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Governor eases restrictions

You’ll be able to belly up to the bar again soon.  Read more

3 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Giveaway for food, cleaning supplies this weekend

A food and cleaning supply giveaway will take place this Saturday. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

FEMA offering help with COVID-19 funeral expenses

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is offering financial assistance with funeral expenses for deaths related to COVID-19. FEMA began accepting applications for aid April ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

State officials urging vaccines, vigilance 

As Virginia enters Phase 2 of its vaccination campaign and more than three million more state residents are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

P.1 variant found in Virginia

Two cases of the P.1 variant of COVID-19 have been identified by the Virginia Department of Health, including one in the Eastern Region. The state ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

State vaccine eligibility to open for everyone 16 and up 

Anyone in Virginia age 16 and up will be eligible to get a free COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 18. This comes as about half of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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