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Jimmy LaRoue, Author at The Tidewater News

COVID-19

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

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:24 pm

COVID-19

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

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:21 pm

News

Kaine trip highlights COVID-19 impacts on ‘the heart of the American economy’

Unlike his weekend trip to the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Sen. Tim Kaine’s trip through Suffolk and Franklin Monday wasn’t for the birds. Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:46 pm

COVID-19

By mid-April, all over 16 eligible for vaccine in Virginia

Anyone 16 and up will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 18, Gov. Ralph Northam announced. He made the announcement as the ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:51 pm

COVID-19

Schools to have option of in-person graduation ceremonies

Colleges and school divisions across the state will have the option to hold indoor or outdoor graduations, according to new guidance issued by Gov. Ralph ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 8:40 pm

COVID-19

State making progress on vaccinations

Gov. Ralph Northam said any testing on COVID-19 vaccinations for children would not be complete until at least this fall or possibly next winter, even ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:28 pm

Sports

Camp baseball splits games in Myrtle Beach trip

The Camp Community College baseball team split four games on its trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C.  The Hurricanes opened the trip Feb. 27 with an ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Sunday, March 7, 2021 6:16 pm

COVID-19

Officials confident of more COVID-19 vaccine coming to state, city

Take the one you can get.  That’s what health officials are saying about one of the three COVID-19 vaccines now circulating in Virginia and around ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Sunday, March 7, 2021 5:58 pm

COVID-19

COVID-19 patients keeping area ICUs busy

In a normal year, about five million people are admitted into hospital intensive care units, and on average, they are about two-thirds full, according to ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, March 1, 2021 5:24 pm

COVID-19

Governor to ease restrictions on gatherings, announces new pharmacies for vaccines

Citing improving COVID-19 health metrics, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he would lift some restrictions on outdoor gatherings beginning March 1 as he also announced ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:56 pm

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