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Governor eases some restrictions

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating locally as Governor Ralph Northam eased some restrictions concerning mask wearing and restaurant regulations. According to Rhonda Pruitt, senior epidemiologist for ... Read more

16 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

OPINION — What happened when the COVID reporter caught the virus

Over the course of the last year, I more or less fell into the position of The Gazette’s COVID-19 correspondent. I remember distinctly sitting at ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Cases up in children age 5 and under

COVID-19 cases are back on the downtrend, but public health officials are noticing an increase in cases in children ages 5 and below. Monday, April ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Northam relaxes restrictions

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday, April 22, that sports and entertainment venues in Virginia may begin to operate with expanded capacity, and social gathering ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Colleges mull requiring COVID vaccinations

By Hunter Britt Capital News Service Virginia universities plan a return to campuses in the fall, but there are questions if the COVID-19 vaccine can ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

COVID restrictions to lessen May 15

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced Thursday, April 22, that sports and entertainment venues in Virginia may begin to operate with expanded capacity, and social gathering ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cases up as vaccine offered to public

Just as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opens up to all Virginians age 16 and older, the Piedmont Health District is experiencing a noticeable increase in coronavirus ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Vaccination clinic planned at Eureka Friday

A vaccination clinic will be held Friday, April 23 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Eureka Elementary School. The clinic will use the Moderna ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Funeral assistance available

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Vaccine eligibility increases as cases fluctuate

pamahealthit.org It’s been a big week of COVID-19-related news for the Piedmont Health District as vaccine eligibility increases. Over the last two weeks, health officials ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

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