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Opinion — COVID guidelines

Governor Northam will give his final State of the Commonwealth speech on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Due to COVID, ...

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Northam issues 30 day state of emergency

In response to record numbers of hospitalizations Gov. Northam issued a limited 30-day emergency order issued to help ...

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COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing

Coronavirus cases are exploding across the commonwealth this week as Virginia grapples with record breaking case numbers which ...

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CDC updates COVID-19 guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines on Friday. The ...

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No end in sight as cases continue to soar

COVID-19 cases continue to climb at record breaking speed with dramatic jumps in coronavirus cases attributed to omicron ...

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Cases soar on Christmas Eve

Record-breaking coronavirus  case numbers and thousands of canceled flights created holiday turmoil over the weekend as the health ...

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COVID-19 bonuses discussed

The Farmville Town Council discussed the possibility of using funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for ...

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Virus concern mounts as winter arrives

Health officials continue to stress the importance of vaccination and boosters as the entirety of the Piedmont Health ...

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Cases on the rise as omicron hits VA

COVID-19 cases are trending upward in several different Piedmont Health District counties as the omicron variant is spotted ...

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Cases rising as omicron enters U.S.

Officials are continuing to heavily encourage vaccination and booster shots as local counties see large increases in their ...

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Pandemic assistance available to organic farmers

Certified organic farmers or farmers transitioning to organic can apply for additional funding from the U.S. Department of ...

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New variant sparks concern

Local health officials are imploring residents to improve the community’s defensive line against the coronavirus following the discovery ...

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Parents discuss child vaccine

With local children ages 5-11 now eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, local families are discussing whether or ...

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All adults now eligible for boosters

As the state and some local counties begin seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Food and ...

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Centra vaccine requirement costs 36 employees

The deadline for Centra Health employees to receive full vaccination against the COVID-19 virus has passed, resulting in ...

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Free COVID test kits available

The Central Virginia Regional Library (CVRL) is handing out free COVID-19 test kits at their public libraries in ...

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Vaccination efforts continue

As areas in the U.S. are beginning to see rises in COVID-19 cases, the Piedmont Health District is ...

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COVID vaccinations still not recommended for pets

As COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters reach a wider segment of the human population, experts at the Virginia-Maryland College ...

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Children can now get the COVID vaccine

Children ages 5-11 are now able to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, and local kids have wasted no ...

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Vaccination clinics set

The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District will offer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 ...

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Piedmont Health Department offers booster

The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District is offering booster shots for all three of the COVID-19 ...

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Pfizer authorized for children ages 5-11

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children ...

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Virginia achieves top 10 for vaccinations

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia now ranks 10th among all states for the percentage of its ...

Buckingham

Moderna, J&J boosters now available

The health district is observing another week of reduced COVID-19 cases just as Virginians become eligible for the ...

Buckingham

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing

Effective Oct. 25, the Piedmont Health District will move its free Monday drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing services ...

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Drive-thru COVID-19 testing extended

The Piedmont Health District will continue to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing services at Prince Edward ...

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More than 50% of Piedmont now vaccinated

With cases continuing to slow over the last week, just over half of those eligible in the Piedmont ...

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