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Delta variant has arrived

The Piedmont Health District is experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 cases as the delta variant arrives in the area. From Monday, July 19, to ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

To mask or not to mask

All schools in Virginia must make in-person instruction available to students in the 2021-2022 school year, but how that will look for Charlotte County Public ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Cases on the rise again

There are still no confirmed cases of the Delta variant in the Piedmont Health District, but COVID-19 cases are on the rise locally and across ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

SVCC announces fall COVID plans

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will continue with a full schedule of classes for the fall semester beginning August 23. Social distancing restrictions and mask ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

The long goodbye

Pandemic changes funeral dynamics From planning socially-distanced funerals to determining how to safely transport the body of someone who died from COVID-19, the pandemic turned ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Delta COVID variant in Virginia

Health officials are concerned localities lagging behind in vaccine rates may be headed for trouble as the B.1.617.2 (Delta) COVID-19 variant takes hold of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

VCU holds last first dose vaccine clinic

On Friday, June 4, kids age 12 and older took advantage of VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital’s (VCU Health CMH) last first-dose COVID vaccine clinic. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

VCU adjusts visitation policy

As COVID-19 rates continue to decline in the region, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital is making additional changes concerning inpatient visitation policy.  Effective 8 a.m., ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

VCU Health restrictions relaxed

As the Southside Health District experiences a continued trend of fewer cases of COVID-19, and toward improving the overall patient healing process, VCU Health Community Memorial ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Northam ends COVID restrictions

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has officially lifted all state COVID-19 restrictions. According to Executive Order 79, all social distancing and capacity restrictions related to the ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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