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By Carol Vaughn — Riverside Health System, starting Wednesday, Feb. 10, is offering the chance to make an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine to its patients age 65 and over who live in Virginia and were in active treatment with a Riverside specialty care provider on or after Jan....
By Carol Vaughn — “I know you have one thing on your mind — and that’s vaccines,” said Gov. Ralph Northam in a briefing Wednesday. Northam said Virginia is accelerating COVID-19 vaccinations and working to increase transparency, including Wednesday’s launch of a vaccine dashboard on the Virginia Department of Health website,...
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 — A Riverside official spoke about the COVID-19 vaccine in a virtual town hall Monday, Dec. 21. Riverside Health System received and began to distribute doses of the Pfizer vaccine in December. The first dose was administered at a Riverside facility Dec. 16. “It was a very exciting time...
Submitted Article — Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital announced today (Jan. 2) that the Shore's first baby of 2021 was a girl born Jan. 1, at 3:28 p.m. Camryn Renae Tankard was born to mother, Cora J. Bailey, and father, Charles R. Tankard Jr., of Machipongo. Camryn's birth weight was 8 pounds. Dr. Fayemi...
By Carol Vaughn — An initial allotment of 72,150 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived Monday and Tuesday at health systems across Virginia. The vaccine was to be administered to frontline health care workers starting as early as Tuesday, according to a press release from Gov. Ralph Northam’s office. “These initial...
Dear Editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors of Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, I would like to recognize the Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members for their tireless efforts to support our local hospital. Our community would not have a local hospital were it not for the initial efforts...
By Connie Morrison -- A four-car crash on US-13 in front of McDonald's injured 15 people, at least one critically. “Three vehicles were stopped at the light. The fourth vehicle failed to stop, which in turn hit the other, which in turn hit the other” said Onley Police Chief John Spivey,...