Tag: Perdue Farms

By Carol Vaughn — Al Walker, who recently turned 90, loves airplanes. That is evident by looking around his room at Commonwealth Senior Living in Onancock, where books about flying sit on a table and the walls are decorated with several photographs and a painting of different aircraft Walker piloted during...
By Carol Vaughn — Perdue Farms received an additional 150 doses of COVID-19 vaccine for workers at the Accomac poultry processing facility late last week, according to a spokesperson. The vaccines were made available immediately, on a voluntary basis and free of charge. The doses were continuing to be distributed early...
By Carol Vaughn — Perdue Farms employees at the Accomac poultry processing plant received COVID-19 vaccinations Monday, marking the beginning of the company’s vaccine distribution to its employees across the United States. Eligible employees at the facility received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine in partnership with the Virginia Department...
By Carol Vaughn — Perdue Farms sent a letter to 16 governors, including Gov. Ralph Northam, urging prioritization of meat and poultry workers in upcoming COVID-19 vaccination programs. Perdue is the nation’s fourth largest poultry producer. The Dec. 10 letter, sent to governors of states where Perdue operates facilities, urges officials to...