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 ...

COVID-19

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 ...

COVID-19

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 ...

COVID-19

Schools see dip in cases

Area schools seem to be seeing a similar downtrend in COVID-19 cases as the health district. In Prince ...

COVID-19

Emergency authorization sought for COVID pill

The health district and local hospitals are seeing some very encouraging numbers surrounding COVID-19 cases just as the ...

Buckingham

9-year-old fought off COVID in ICU

The hospitalization of a loved one for COVID-19 can be a terrifying situation. In 2020, it was uncommon ...

COVID-19

Committee to review Centra Ivermectin prescriptions

The Centra Health Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee will now oversee the prescription of Ivermectin at Centra hospitals ...

COVID-19

COVID deaths increasing locally

The Piedmont Health District finally appears to be following some statewide trends in lower COVID-19 cases this week, ...

COVID-19

Vaccination Booster Clinic set

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

COVID-19

FDA approves third COVID shot

Once again, Virginia residents will need to roll up their sleeves to prepare for the COVID-19 vaccine booster ...

COVID-19

Area employers comply with vaccination mandate

Some of the area’s largest employers are already complying with the proposed COVID vaccine mandate, a joint project ...

COVID-19

Vaccination verification tool developed

The Virginia Department of Health has added QR codes to the state’s COVID-19 vaccination records, allowing people to ...

COVID-19

State COVID cases down this week

As the rate of COVID-19 cases continues to drop statewide, the Piedmont Health District is still seeing its ...

COVID-19

Virus continues to affect schools

Area schools continue to see COVID-19 cases among students and staff, with 50 new virus cases identified in ...

COVID-19

County COVID cases double

While COVID-19 cases appear to be beginning to stabilize across the commonwealth, cases are continuing to rise in ...

COVID-19

Vaccination clinic set

The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District is hosting a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Farmville on ...

COVID-19

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing continues

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

COVID-19

Almond to lead health district

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced Dr. Maria Almond, M.D., MPH is set to begin her ...

COVID-19

106 COVID patients in hospitals

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating across the commonwealth as officials work to increase testing access in the health district. ...

COVID-19

COVID testing: How do you get tested?

Uh-oh. Your mother or father tested positive for COVID-19. Should you get tested? If you haven’t been vaccinated, ...

COVID-19

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing

The Piedmont Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing Friday, Sept. 10, at the at ...

Buckingham

Custodians, staff keep students healthy

In a time when in-person learning has perhaps never been so important, local custodians are rising to the ...

COVID-19

Letter — Vaccines encouraged

To the Editor: We have been privileged to be trusted by many of you for your health care ...

COVID-19

Emergency vet options have changed

Pet owners in Prince Edward, Cumberland and Buckingham counties have limited options for emergency vet care and might ...

COVID-19

COVID cases climb in schools

Local schools have been open for less than one month, but 111 COVID-19 cases have already been confirmed ...

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Immunization Awareness Month

On Thursday, Aug. 26, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) joined Children’s Hospital ...

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