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Alexa Massey, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Local

Surge in cases continues

COVID-19 data was nothing short of jaw-dropping this week, with humongous jumps in virus numbers reported both locally and statewide, but Piedmont Health District Director ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 22, 2021 11:26 am

Local

Rise in COVID cases continues

Counties in the Piedmont Health District are continuing to see sharp increases in cases of COVID-19 each week. The most notable local increase in coronavirus ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 15, 2021 6:00 am

Local

High Bridge to close for 3 months

The High Bridge at High Bridge Trail State Park in Farmville will be closed for three months beginning Jan. 18. In a release from the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:20 pm

Local

Officials: Vaccination rate will increase

Despite nationwide concern that Operation Warp Speed is not nearly fast enough, health officials are expressing optimism for a future increase in vaccination rates as ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:55 am

Local

Holiday virus surge expected

With surrounding counties experiencing elevated levels of coronavirus cases, Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash is asking residents to stay home on New ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 31, 2020 6:02 pm

Local

Southside quickly vaccinating caregivers

Centra Southside Community Hospital (Southside) in Farmville is wasting no time administering the 1,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the health care provider received ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:52 pm

Local

Moderna OK’d, cases rise

With the newly approved Moderna COVID-19 vaccine making its way to Virginia this week, local health officials are waiting anxiously to see how the Christmas ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 25, 2020 6:00 am

Local

Centra receives vaccine shipment; none coming to Southside yet

It’s been a challenging week for Centra officials after the hospital once again experienced record numbers of coronavirus patients, but encouraging news came Tuesday morning, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:00 am

Local

Numbers rise, vaccine arrives

Some local counties are experiencing alarming levels of community spread of the novel coronavirus, but help is on the way in the form of 78,000 ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 18, 2020 9:57 am

Columns

COLUMN — Letting go may be healthier than holding on

Sometimes when I hop in bed to get some sleep, I go to pull the covers up only to find I’ve tucked them in so ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:43 am

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