Today, the Thomas Jefferson Health District reported that the number of new cases sits at 10, for a total of 644 cases in the region.
The city’s traffic engineer and bicycle and pedestrian coordinator presented a plan on May 5 to close or partially close five streets for a pilot program aimed at increasing recreational safety amid the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s been nearly eight months since Kris Hooper took his final collegiate kick for the College of William & Mary.
Many Charlottesville and Albemarle County recreational sites reopened Friday or will do so soon
The complaint argues that Northam's decision not to exempt churches and other religious organizations from restricted activities goes against Virginia's religious freedom act and the First Amendment.
Locally, the Thomas Jefferson Health District reported six new cases for a total of 579 cases in the region. 73 hospitalizations have been reported, with 19 fatalities.
Charlottesville High School graduates students virtually
University officials will use this admissions cycle to learn about the impact of the policy change and decide next spring whether to extend the pilot.
Seventeen new cases were reported in the Thomas Jefferson Health District this morning, bringing the total to 573 cases. 72 people have been hospitalized.
The Charlottesville-UVa-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center expects to spend a total of $123,961 in unexpected expenses related t…
The Thomas Jefferson Health District has reported four new cases in the region, marking 556 cases. There are now ten outbreaks in the area, including one at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women.
In March, COVID-19 forced Virginians inside to help prevent the spread of the virus.
One of the rites of passage of summer is hearing the umpire yell, “Play ball” before a Little League baseball or softball game.
Voters in the June 23 primary will be encouraged to wear face masks, but officials cannot deny them a ballot if they choose to not wear one.
Piedmont Virginia Community College announced Tuesday that more than 1,000 students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic so far have received eme…
COVID-19 brought plenty of loss to college athletics. From lost regular seasons to lost postseasons to lost Senior Days, the virus quickly shu…
The Thomas Jefferson Health District reported six new cases of COVID-19 in its region this morning. There are now 552 total cases, with 19 fatalities.
Charlottesville has given the final approval to a budget deeply affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Schilling, Tobey's owner file lawsuit over governor's mask order
“To see 2% of those patients who are asymptomatic yet positive for this virus, it really speaks to the risk to all of us in the community. But also the risk that we present to our patients and likewise.”
According to the Va. Department of Health, 21 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the region covered by the Thomas Jefferson Health District.
Local courts to resume operations next week with attendance limits, other precautions
“Those are the two things causing a lot of angst: No one is social distancing and no one is wearing masks.”
Virginia’s COVID-19 restrictions prevented more than 700,000 cases of the virus, but new cases are expected to peak at between 5,000 and 9,300 a day in late July or early August, according to updated modeling from the University of Virginia.
Self-swab tests will be available to people who meet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria, in addition to state and age guidelines, according to the company.
The Thomas Jefferson Health District has reported that there are now 480 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the region it covers, with 19 fatalities.
The Thomas Jefferson Health District reported 19 new cases today, bringing the region's total case count to 470. There have been 19 reported fatalities.
Two dozen friends join centenarian's party parade.
Free Clinic will need to move offices, evening clinics and pharmacy by November
Funding would cover housing costs in an effort to "stop the bleeding."
Seniors are invited to participate in drive around the lake.
Chris Newell and Nate Savino are years away from being able to legally buy beer. When they do reach legal drinking age, they’re likely to have…
The Thomas Jefferson Health District reported 29 new cases today, for a total of 451 cases across the region it covers, with 19 fatalities.
How is Charlottesville faring in the balance of safety and transparency? Some activists and open-government advocates are pleasantly surprised.
“I got to see my teacher, and it just made me really really sad. I'm not gonna get to ever see you again. No more art class and no more school at all. All that routine that I had known, it's like all gone.”
COVID-19 altered the routine of organizations across the country.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the typically large wreath-laying event in Scottsville was forgone for a smaller and quiet one.
The Charlottesville-Albemarle Adult Drug Treatment Court, an alternative justice program facilitated and run primarily by Offender Aid and Restoration, was faced with a difficult situation: how to hold its participants accountable while also keeping them at a safe social distance.
COVID-19 affects different communities in different ways.
During the meeting between School of Medicine faculty in the University Faculty Senate and health system leadership, Dr. K. Craig Kent, executive vice president for health affairs, said that this past year, UVa Health had a budget margin of "essentially zero."
This weekend, typically the kick off to Charlottesville and Albemarle County’s pool and beach season, will be met with quiet pools and beaches, as public facilities are closed for the summer due to COVID-19.
Lillian Showalter's bat mitzvah lacked many of the trappings of the traditional service, but holding the rite virtually meant more family and friends could attend.
Bronco Mendenhall thinks there will be a fall football season. When his Virginia Cavaliers return to the field, they have their work cut out f…
On April 2, the Valley Baseball League announced the cancellation of the 2020 season. The Cape Cod Baseball League followed suit a few weeks l…
Some popular trails remaining closed are Old Rag, Whiteoak Canyon and all trailheads not located on Skyline Drive.
The drive-thru distribution will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at The Nelson Center in Lovingston.
“I do understand that people need outlets. … I’m 100% sure that they will be unable to enjoy a golf game if they’re dead.”
UVa football’s offense features three prominent new faces heading into the 2020 season.
Piedmont Virginia Community College's plan for fall 2020 classes aims to add flexibility for students who want to take classes online, in-person or both.
Wednesday, the NCAA announced Division I football programs could begin voluntary workouts on June 1.
John L. Nau III has committed $27.5 million to his alma mater
Anyone in the Thomas Jefferson Health District should now be able to get tested for COVID-19, regardless of whether they are symptomatic of th…
The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to allow student athletes who participate in football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball to …
Area doctors and the state diversity chief will discuss how COVID-19 is disportionately affecting communities of color in a panel Saturday.
As COVID-19 spread throughout Central Virginia, disrupting jobs and causing more and more people to become food insecure, Laura Brown, director of community and policy for Local Food Hub, said the group knew it needed to expand its Fresh Farmacy program.
The ordinance suspends on-site parking requirements for the duration of Northam’s reopening plan.
On Tuesday, the Virginia High School League announced it was exploring plans for the reopening of fall athletics and activities for the upcomi…
Ron Smith was elected mayor with 58 votes. Incumbents town councilors Daniel Gritsko, Laura Mellusi, Zachary Bullock, Stuart Munson and Edward Payne and newcomer Jim Tocci, all won seats on the town council.
Heart failure is a particular concern in patients with COVID-19.
Seven Charlottesville boards and commissions will be able to resume some of their regular business electronically starting next week through t…
The Virginia High School League announced additional details Tuesday regarding its plans for member schools to reopen fall athletics and activ…
Albemarle County is projected to provide $14.5 million to the city in fiscal 2021 as part of its revenue-sharing agreement with Charlottesville.
UVa President Jim Ryan said the school is applying for further funding from the CARES Act.
The initial phone consultation will be provided for free.
Sammy Mueller expected her final season of collegiate lacrosse to come at Virginia. COVID-19 prematurely ended her final year in Charlottesvil…
While some Charlottesville-area hairdressers and barbers are reopening during Phase One, others are more hesitant.
The council also will receive a report about staff’s capacity to run live broadcasts of some meetings of its boards and commissions that could be held electronically during the pandemic.
Private investment to help businesses restart after COVID-19 restrictions.
“This is clearly not our typical ceremony, nor is it the one we hoped to have,” said President Jim Ryan.
Improvised ceremony honors CHS Class of 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic
The legislation includes provisions to allow marijuana businesses access to banking and other measures that opponents say are not related to the pandemic.
The clergy members said they appreciate the guidelines implemented for health and safety so far, but have received no support on how to safely reopen houses of worship.
Many government office and public space closures in the city and county will continue.
The 2020 NBPA Top 100 Camp, a summer camp for the best high school men’s basketball players in the country, has been canceled, the NBPA announ…
Restaurants, food trucks, breweries, cideries, distilleries and wineries have to meet a number of requirements established by the state, including limiting outdoor occupancy to no more than 50% of normal capacity. Parties must be at least six feet apart and people waiting on sidewalks must distance themselves.
ACC Commissioner John Swofford met with the media remotely Thursday, discussing the conference’s plans to resume sports.
Women were more likely to support the shutdown and men more likely to want to reopen.
Many of the antibody tests on the market have not been vetted by federal regulators and do not measure the current spread of the active virus, unlike the diagnostic tests used by health care facilities.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia climbed by more than 1,000 from Wednesday to Thursday.
Some of Charlottesville’s board and commissions could soon get back to work electronically.
The DMV will only allow specific services by appointment only. Services include original driver’s licenses and identification cards, original titles, original vehicle registrations, disabled parking permits and vital records.
Center for Nonprofit Excellence town hall focuses on the now and then of recovery from COVID-19 economic impacts.
Officials say they will monitor events to determine when it's safe to open recreational facilities.
There are 25,431 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Virginia, with 899 confirmed deaths. The Thomas Jefferson Health District reported six new cases, bringing the region's total to 360.
Recent freezes, frosts and a cold spring could hobble viticultural harvest.
"We want people to think of Montpelier as a place for recreation, to know that this is a vast space where they can responsibly practice social distancing with enjoyment, and to take advantage of the beautiful historic landscape."
Statewide, there are over 24,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 864 confirmed deaths. Locally, there are over 350 cases with 13 deaths.
The Albemarle Board of Supervisors also supported providing $74,223 to the Sheriff’s Office's budget for an additional deputy position, due to an increase in mental health-related temporary detention orders and a new judge requesting that civil dockets have bailiffs.
“I think people are home and they are maybe lonely or just bored and think now they have time for an animal, and I think they’re just wanting the company of an animal.”
The state's priorities for its pot of federal money are clear — expanding testing for the COVID-19 virus and more public health staff to trace the personal contacts of those who test positive for the disease.
Survey says yes to continuing social distancing, staying at home.
The drive-thru testing is available by appointment only.
Locally, the Thomas Jefferson Health District has reported that there are a total of 351 cases, with 13 fatalities. 62 hospitalizations have been reported.
While safety measures have physically changed how people grieve, the mourning process is still the same.
Time with her 7-year-old son, Elias, and husband, Michael, and finding little things to be thankful for have helped Lovdal to cope with the anxiety and stress of the job.
As of Thursday, 12 other Buckingham inmates — three of them hospitalized — also have tested positive for COVID-19.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday outlined his eagerly anticipated guidelines for Phase One of reopening Virginia, and the eased restrictions have the biggest impact for churches and personal grooming businesses, such as barber shops and hair salons.
Bill Steo, 73, of Stanardsville has been reaching out through this network nightly at 7 p.m. since March 15.
Students arrived on Grounds to finish collecting their belongings this week after classes were cancelled in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Board approves numerous other cuts to funding request for coming fiscal year
The Board of Supervisors also held a public hearing on a much-shrunken budget proposal for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Instead of providing breakfast and snacks, parent-teacher organizations have turned to chalking messages of support at schools, handing out gift cards and sending videos to say thank you.
The Virginia Department of Health has reported 21,570 cases of COVID-19 and 769 deaths. That number includes 20,537 confirmed cases and 1,033 probable cases, as well as 745 confirmed and 24 probable deaths.
The University of Virginia Cavaliers Marching Band got dressed to the nines Wednesday night for its annual award banquet with one important caveat — all 200 members gathered over Zoom.
Two surprise performers will help the University of Virginia celebrate the Class of 2020 virtually as it officially confers degrees to about 7…
The federal stimulus package aimed to support businesses and individuals affected by COVID-19 means more than $50,000 each for housing authori…
Individuals with COVID-19 symptoms can get tested Friday at a free drive-thru testing clinic at the Louisa County Health Department.
Locally, there are 322 total cases of COVID-19 in the area covered by the Thomas Jefferson Health District. 61 people have been hospitalized, and there have been 13 fatalities.
A bit of memorabilia and curiosity uncover history from the 1918 flu pandemic.
This month, the university is set to acquire two more machines that will boost its virus testing capacity to 2,000 a day.
The money will help keep agencies keep staff on payroll and take precautions.
“It's a modest benefit, let's not overstate and call it a miracle drug, but it does shorten the median time of symptoms by four days," said Dr. Taison Bell. "And it gets people better, so that's good news.”
The Virginia Department of Health reported Friday that the state has 16,901 COVID-19 cases; an increase of 1,055 over the 15,846 reported Thursday, with 581 deaths.
As a first-generation Latinx student who paid for school largely through scholarships, UVa student Diana Tinta said she is in a different situation than many of the other tenants, whose families may still be able to help out with their rent.
The Thomas Jefferson Health District has released a new, interactive dashboard featuring the latest COVID-19 data for the region, including demographic information.
Area hospitals are set to resume elective operations after May 1 after Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that he’ll let the ban on non-emergency procedures expire. The decision comes a day after the University of Virginia Medical Center said it was furloughing employees and cutting pay of physicians and executives.
Charlottesville and Albemarle school divisions are working to ease the transition to online learning by regularly checking in with students and families.
RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Health reported Wednesday that the state has 14,961 COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of 622 over the…
Charlottesville is considering allowing its boards and commissions to conduct business electronically.
Exhausted by fight against, and with, COVID-19, doctor dies while recuperating in Charlottesville.
Video and photos will take the place of a formal graduation ceremony, according to a Tuesday announcement.
Kent said the medical center’s financial reserves are diminishing quickly.
The Virginia Department of Health reported Tuesday that Virginia has 14,339 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases, including 492 COVID-19 confirmed and probable deaths.
Dr. Craig Kent said Monday UVa has ideal place to care for patients in the event of spike in cases
This morning, the Virginia Department of Health reported that there are 13,036 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, with 454 confirmed deaths. 80,180 people have been tested for the virus in Virginia, and 2,066 have been hospitalized, including 7 probable cases.
“The steps that have been taken are at the margins of whether it will persist for weeks or months but not the kind of things that will just stop it in its tracks. If you do that right, then within weeks, it’s done.”
“It's funny because now a lot of the models that we see out there, they seem very familiar to what I've been doing."
A parade of supporters surprise Trevilians Elementary School principal Gary Black at his Goochland home. The Louisa County Public School syst…
On Monday, a team at the UVa Medical Center will begin the second phase of a clinical trial of remdesivir that will include adding baricitinib, an anti-inflammatory used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Many in the community still say the pandemic has exacerbated internet access problems for school children and those now trying to work from home.
The Fluvanna clinic was scheduled in response to an outbreak at Envoy at the Village and was specifically for people who are experiencing symptoms. Test results should be back in 24 to 48 hours.
The UVa Emergency Assistance Fund has provided assistance to more than 600 furloughed contract workers and university employees, according to a news release.
System looking to make cuts amid revenue downturn
BeHeardCVA recruiting participants ahead of a second survey on the local impacts of the pandemic
It’s been a month and a half since collegiate sports ceased athletic activity due to COVID-19, and University of Virginia sports teams haven’t…
The process which compiles COVID-19 case information overnight experienced an error that caused complete case information to be unavailable this morning on the VDH website.
Dubbed “Social Distance Delivery,” the service was created by Nicolas Ehat and Fayez Jabboure, both members of the Class of 2019, and operates in the Charlottesville area as well as Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, parts of Maryland and Wesley Chapel, Florida.
When Justin Anderson and Ty Jerome founded Locker Room Access, the duo wanted fans to receive an inside look at everything about the Virginia …
Three residents have been isolated in Our Lady of Peace's Nursing Center. Because of the test results, all residents are being quarantined to their rooms.
Chamber President and CEO Elizabeth Cromwell said in a video press conference Tuesday that there are a lot of people in the community who are trying to help and businesses that are already trying to collaborate and partner.
The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation has launched an online form to expedite the work of the helpline distributing the foundation’s C…
ORANGE — During the pandemic, telemedicine has come to the rescue for patients and staff at local free clinics.
Locally, the Thomas Jefferson Health District reported 222 cases in our region as of 5 p.m. Monday with 11 deaths.
The city is hoping to keep funding for the coming fiscal year at nearly the same level as the adopted fiscal 2020 budget.
For the past few weeks, Quagliata has been providing a free day of meals to Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and University of Virginia Medical Center staff members as part of a program he calls Feeding Our Frontline Heroes.
“They need to get out of the house and get some air and just at least pretend like they’ve got some normalcy for just an hour or two.”
The research suggests that even a single session of exercise increases production of an antioxidant that helps the respiratory system.
Under the directive, any license issued to an out-of-state provider in good standing will be considered an active medical license in Virginia — as long as that doctor works at a practice or health facility that also has locations in Virginia.
Earlier this month, Habitat’s board passed an interim mission statement and a plan for the pandemic, which includes wrapping up almost-finished builds, supporting Southwood residents and families and directing resources where they are most needed in the community.
Testing for COVID-19 in Virginia has lagged in the past week, even as experts and state officials tie widespread testing to the possibility of lifting public restrictions during the pandemic.
Starting Monday, all patients and visitors the University of Virginia Medical Center and Health System facilities will be required to wear mas…
Other localities in Virginia, including Fredericksburg, Waynesboro and Staunton, have furloughed or laid off employees to cut costs amid the pandemic.
In late October, Sean Doolittle and the Washington Nationals won the World Series in dramatic fashion, winning the final two games of the seri…
An October date may allow students, families and area businesses time to prepare for a reappearance in Charlottesville, but university officials cautioned against making plans just yet.
Caleigh Smith has worn a neon yellow headband during every Monticello High School girls lacrosse game over the past three seasons.
Student learning, equity, current staff ID'd as focus areas
According to Fluvanna County, the Envoy is coordinating efforts with TJHD, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, the University of Virginia, the Northwest Regional Healthcare Coalition and Fluvanna County Emergency Management to take care of patients, share equipment and trace contact with the virus, among other efforts.
The city’s Minority Business Commission held an electronic meeting on Thursday to discuss how money is being distributed through several measures approved last month by the city's Economic Development Authority.
The University of Virginia is anticipating $20 million in losses from housing and dining rebates.
RICHMOND — Tired of staying at home, a group of roughly 50 people gathered Thursday on Capitol Square to protest executive orders from Gov. Ra…
MADISON — Hannah Johnson was a consistent contributor for the Madison County softball team during her first two seasons before an offseason kn…
The number of travelers through CHO has dropped from 2,100 a day to fewer than 100.
There are now 6,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia; an increase of 329 cases from yesterday. The number of deaths is now at 195; an increase of 41 deaths from yesterday.
Quick action allows center to reuse scarce protective gear for frontline medical staff
Karl Kuhn has spent decades around high-level college baseball. The former Florida catcher and longtime assistant coach spent 16 years as Virg…
People now can track the date their COVID-19 relief payment scheduled to be deposited into their bank account or mailed to them.
The atmosphere plays an important role in making March Madness a beloved tradition.
RICHMOND— An inmate at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women in Goochland died Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19 10 days earlier.
Officials say they will avoid layoffs or furloughs as long as possible.
To keep the virus at bay, many businesses have shut their doors or significantly reduced staff, which has impacted the role of employment services like Network2Work.
RICHMOND — Roughly three in four Virginians approve of Gov. Ralph Northam’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new Virginia …
“I would tell this board that there's no way that this organization with its size, that we're going to be able to absorb this and it not be in some way noticeable to us and to the citizens that we serve.”
Virginia held the edge over Virginia Tech in the sixth year of the official Commonwealth Clash competition when college sports were canceled f…