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Vaccination info teams go door-to-door

Having seen fewer people be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 than the state average, the Western Tidewater Health District will be sending vaccination information teams door-to-door ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Virginia public colleges can mandate vaccines, attorney general says

By Hunter Britt Capital News Service Virginia colleges are beginning to announce mandatory fall COVID-19 vaccine policies following the state attorney general’s opinion that higher ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Northam relaxes mask mandate 

Take it off. Gov. Ralph Northam has lifted the state’s universal indoor mask mandate to align with new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control ... Read more

2 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Health district plans for more targeted vaccination clinics

The transition to more targeted COVID-19 vaccinations is close at hand. Speaking from Hub757 in North Suffolk, where the Western Tidewater Health District was hosting ... Read more

3 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

State mask guidelines aligned with CDC

Fully vaccinated people in Virginia no longer need to wear masks for outdoor activities when alone or in small groups. Gov. Ralph Northam updated an ... Read more

3 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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 months 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 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Sentara opens up COVID-19 vaccinations to community

Sentara Healthcare has launched a COVID-19 vaccine self-scheduling website as long as appointments are available. The company said in a news release that anyone 16 ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Vaccine eligibility expands

The Western Tidewater Health District expanded COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2 on April 12. All persons 16 or older who work or reside in this ... Read more

3 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine paused

The Virginia Department of Health has paused the use of the Johnson & Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccine after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read more

3 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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