Tag: Eastern Shore Health District

(Part 1 of 2) By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County in a recent report was ranked 95 of 133 Virginia counties for overall health outcomes, which include measures of length and quality of life, and 115 for overall health factors, which include measures of health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic...
By Carol Vaughn — On the Eastern Shore, 39.3% of the total population (44,000, which includes children) has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 28.3% has been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday, according to Jon Richardson, Eastern Shore Health District chief operating officer. More than 75% of...
By Carol Vaughn — The Eastern Shore Health District during the coronavirus pandemic has received hundreds of complaints about businesses alleged to have violated the governor’s executive orders requiring mask wearing and other measures meant to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Post made a request under the Freedom of Information...
By Carol Vaughn — The Eastern Shore Health District, along with Eastern Shore Rural Health System and Riverside, will begin giving COVID-19 vaccines to people identified as being in Phase 1B starting Wednesday, Jan. 13, according to a press release published Wednesday. Gov. Ralph Northam in a briefing Thursday afternoon said...
By Carol Vaughn — First Lady Pam Northam was on the Eastern Shore Monday. Among her stops were visits to the Foodbank in Tasley and the Accomack County Health Department. At the Foodbank, Northam and staff members filled grocery bags with canned foods and other nonperishable items destined for needy Shore...