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Children as young as 6 months eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

All Virginians from the age of six months and older are eligible now to get a free COVID-19 ...

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Children ages 5-11 should receive COVID booster

On Tuesday, May 17, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the ...

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Vaccination clinics set

The Piedmont Health District will offer four free COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week across the health district. The ...

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Vaccination clinics set

The Piedmont Health District will offer six free COVID-19 vaccination clinics next week across the health district. The ...

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Vaccination clinics set

The Piedmont Health District will offer free COVID-19 vaccination clinics this Saturday in Amelia Court House and five ...

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Piedmont MRC recognized for COVID-19 efforts

On Saturday, April 23, Piedmont Health District held a ceremony at Wilck’s Lake Park to recognize the Piedmont ...

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Vaccination clinics set

The Piedmont Health District will offer two free COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Farmville and Dillwyn next week. The ...

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Cases rise across district

COVID-19 cases jumped this week across the Piedmont Health District after a quiet month filled with low numbers ...

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Virus mutations limit antibody treatments

COVID-19 cases fluctuated slightly but remained relatively low this week across the Piedmont Health District. According to the ...

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Second booster available for some

COVID-19 cases were back down in much of the health district this week as the U.S. Food and ...

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Vaccination clinic set

The Piedmont Health District will offer a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic Thursday, April 7, from 2 to 6:30 ...

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COVID workplace standard revoked

Coronavirus cases are trending upward in the Piedmont Health District for the second week in a row as ...

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COVID cases leveling off

COVID-19 cases continue to level out across the Piedmont Health District as the community emerges from the wintery ...

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Vaccination clinics set

The Piedmont Health District will offer two free COVID-19 vaccination clinics Saturday, March 19. The first clinic will ...

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Two years since area’s first COVID case

Two years ago, the Piedmont Health District experienced its very first confirmed case of COVID-19. This week, local ...

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Vaccination clinic held

The Crystal Cathedral partnered with the local food bank and the Virginia Department of Health to assist in ...

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More counties can go mask-free

The majority of residents in the Piedmont Health District now have the go-ahead from the Centers for Disease ...

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CDC amends masking guidance

New guidance released Friday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has relaxed masking and ...

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Republican lawmakers push to protect workers who decline COVID-19 vaccine

BY KATHARINE DEROSA Capital News Service Lawmakers narrowly passed a bill this month that would allow people fired ...

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Cases plummet in Piedmont

The Piedmont Health District is seeing a speedier decrease in COVID-19 cases this week as Virginia Governor Glenn ...

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Cases decline overall, rise locally

While COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the wake of the omicron surge, health officials are noting it ...

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Council decides on ARPA funds

Farmville Town Council on Wednesday, Feb. 9 held a brief monthly meeting to discuss some timely business. The ...

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Partnership to provide COVID-19 testing

Longwood University has partnered with Curative, a medical testing company, to provide COVID-19 tests to the campus, Farmville ...

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Cases trending downward in Piedmont Health District

The last week marked another period of primarily good news for the Piedmont Health District as omicron continues ...

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Contact tracing phased out by VDH

With COVID-19 case numbers finally dropping in the commonwealth, the Virginia Department of Health has announced it is ...

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No vaccination needed

In August, former Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced state workers would be required to show proof of complete ...

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Could omicron usher in endemic?

Local hospitals continue to see record breaking numbers of COVID-19 patients as health officials warn the omicron variant ...

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