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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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

District moves into vaccine Phase 2

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

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Regional vaccine center opens in Suffolk

Virginia opened its sixth mass community vaccination center this week at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Suffolk. Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Western Tidewater Health District to begin transition to Phase 1C for vaccinations

The Western Tidewater Health District announced Friday that it will begin the transition to Phase 1C vaccinations this week. The decision to move from one ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Elementary student tests positive for COVID-19

A student at S.P. Morton Elementary School has been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a press release from Franklin City Public Schools. The district learned ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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

1 month ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Low on people to vaccinate, health department urges registrations

The Virginia Department of Health is asking anybody in vaccine groups 1A, 1B or 1C to register now to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “There are ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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COVID-19 outbreak at SHS

COURTLAND Southampton High School is reporting an outbreak of COVID-19. On March 16, school officials informed parents that two students who participated in the same ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Check your emails for vaccine appointments

The Western Tidewater Health District has sent out nearly 10,000 invitations this week for access to the Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS, according to ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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