Blue Ridge Health District enters Phase 2 for vaccinations, now making appointments online
“We have a little bit of an uptick recently. It's been relatively mild, in comparison to some of our earlier surges.”
Blue Ridge Health District officials say second doses are doled out by the state based on how many first doses are delivered.
The Blue Ridge Health District and local hospitals are racing to work thru backlogs and supply shortages.
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During normal times, public health professionals do their jobs and you rarely hear about them.
Central Virginians are successfully slowing the spread of COVID-19 even as the number of cases increases, according to statistics from the Vir…
Hospital capacity to treat victims of the coronavirus is only part of the challenge. Also important are the capacity to administer an adequate number of COVID tests plus the ability to receive test results back promptly.
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors last week expressed interest in moving back to the state's Phase Two reopening guidelines amid a worsening COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Albemarle County supervisors on Tuesday pushed the county budget process back by nearly a month.
Mental health, housing stability, substance abuse and access to outdoor recreation are some of the issues the Thomas Jefferson Health District is diving into during the 2019 MAPP process, which looks at various aspects of public health.
While problems are not as severe here as they are in other regions of the state, localare still higher per capita than rates for the state as a whole.
Obesity, mental health, aging and racial disparities in health care are among the biggest health issues facing Central Virginia, according to …
The Thomas Jefferson Health District outlined its priorities and plans to help combat the problems in a three-year public health plan unveiled last week.
Most of us don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the foodborne or vaccine-preventable disease we didn’t catch this past year or the chronic…