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By Stefanie Jackson – All Virginia adults who want the COVID-19 vaccine are now eligible to get it, Gov. Ralph Northam announced during a press briefing today at the Tysons Community Vaccination Center, in Fairfax County. “Please get vaccinated,” Northam implored. “It will keep you safer, it will keep your...
Submitted article — The Accomack County Health Department will be administering the Moderna vaccine by appointment only Friday, April 16, from 9 a.m. until noon, and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Use this link to register for a morning appointment (9 a.m. until noon): https://cw2-virginia-production.herokuapp.com/reg/0667251979 Click on this link to register for an...
Submitted Article — Beginning today, Monday, April 5, the Virginia Department of Health’s Eastern Shore Health District (ESHD), in partnership with Eastern Shore Rural Health System Inc. (ESRHS) and Riverside Medical Group (Riverside), has opened COVID-19 vaccines to the entire Eastern Shore of Virginia population. “We have vaccinated the vast majority...
By Stefanie Jackson – Gov. Ralph Northam today noted one year has passed since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Virginia, but the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine is well underway and residents are looking forward to the end of the coronavirus pandemic. “It has been a tough...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton is the number one county in Virginia for the total persons per 100,000 who have received the COVID-19 vaccine, Eastern Shore Health District Chief Operating Officer Jon Richardson announced Feb. 23. The number of COVID-19 vaccines administered per 100,000 persons is “the ultimate measure of...
By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack schools Coordinator of Student Health Services Tonya Martin had “excellent news” for the school board Tuesday night on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the county. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s school metrics published on the Virginia Department of Health...
By Stefanie Jackson – Gov. Ralph Northam said on Thursday that cases of COVID-19 and related hospitalizations are down, but with the COVID-19 case positivity rate holding at about 10%, Virginians must continue practicing social distancing, wearing face coverings, and washing their hands often, including those who have received...
By Stefanie Jackson – Gov. Ralph Northam announced today a new goal for all Virginia public schools to make options available for in-person learning by March 15. “In the past 11 months, our children … have been champions. They have made sacrifices. They’ve endured a lot of change and uncertainty,...
By Stefanie Jackson – Gov. Ralph Northam announced today that new COVID-19 vaccination guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, mean half of Virginia is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “This morning, I spoke with all of our local health directors and the leaders...
By Stefanie Jackson – Gov. Ralph Northam’s goal for getting “back to normal” after the coronavirus pandemic is for each of Virginia’s 8.5 million residents to receive both rounds of the COVID-19 vaccine, or a total of 17 million shots. “Our country – your country – needs your help to...