Noting how new case counts are trending down as vaccination rates increase, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced lifting some restrictions on businesses and outdoor gatherings.
The Lord Fairfax Health District added another six deaths on Tuesday for a four-day total of 21 new deaths.
COVID-19 deaths in the Lord Fairfax Health District swelled by 15 in the last three days, Health Director Colin Greene noted Monday, to his “great dismay.”
On a recent snowy morning, 9-year-old Brianna Marston and her grandmother, Sharon Marston, of Woodstock, called into a virtual appointment with staff from Shenandoah Memorial Hospital.
Reported cases of COVID-19 in the local health district hit a four-month low on Saturday before jumping to 73 on Sunday, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s online dashboard. Nine deaths were added to the district’s total over the weekend.
During some of her travels to other wineries over the years, Megan Phillips fell in love with one particular outdoor seating option that she one day hoped to implement at Cave Ridge Vineyard and Winery.
Virginia could see an influx of COVID-19 vaccine doses next week after shipments were delayed during the winter weather affecting much of the country this week.
Two more area deaths related to COVID-19 were reported Thursday as winter weather forced the health district to postpone vaccines and the state to delay further shipments.
A new statewide COVID-19 vaccine registration system is going strong since its Tuesday morning launch, Gov. Ralph Northam said in a Wednesday news conference.
The Virginia Department of Health on Tuesday launched a new, centralized website where Virginians can preregister for the COVID-19 vaccine.
On Tuesday, the Lord Fairfax Health District added 2,593 vaccine doses, fully vaccinating 1,150 people.
A statewide COVID-19 vaccination registration system is expected to be announced this week, said Lord Fairfax Health Director Dr. Colin Greene.
New cases are declining statewide, according to the University of Virginia’s COVID-19 Model published Friday on the Virginia Department of Health’s website.
On Friday, the Lord Fairfax Health District saw an influx of COVID-19 vaccine doses, reporting 3,914 new doses administered since Thursday, including 3,083 second doses.
The Lord Fairfax Health District on Thursday reported three new deaths and six hospitalizations, most of them in Clarke County, which saw its deadliest day of the pandemic.
As first-dose COVID-19 vaccination clinics around the area have largely been at a standstill in recent days, Dr. Colin Greene, director of the Lord Fairfax Health District, assured residents that vaccines are still being shipped to the district each week.
Virginia on Tuesday added 3,291 new COVID-19 cases, as the Lord Fairfax Health District added 121.
Virginia on Monday added 1,700 new COVID-19 cases, m100 of them coming from the Lord Fairfax Health District.
The number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 across the region continues to increase as health districts make doses available.
The mood at the Warren County Health Department during a recent second-dose COVID-19 vaccine clinic was one of thankfulness.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday called for K-12 school divisions around Virginia to make in-person learning available to students by March 15, following the health guidance his administration put forward in January and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Anticipating a vaccine delivery on Tuesday, CVS has announced plans to start accepting appointments for eligible populations at stores in Winchester, Woodstock and Harrisonburg.
The SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 has been identified in a sample from an adult resident in northwest Virginia, the Virginia Department of Health announced on Wednesday.
Virginia on Tuesday added 2,740 new COVID-19 cases, as the Lord Fairfax Health District reported 82.
The Lord Fairfax Health District has administered 33,279 COVID-19 vaccine doses as of Monday, and 3,413 people are fully vaccinated.
A single death and about 300 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the local health district over the weekend, according to the Virginia Department of Health website.
The Lord Fairfax Health District is one of six districts around Virginia seeing a surge in new coronavirus cases, according to the University of Virginia’s COVID-19 Model.
Virginia on Thursday added 5,121 new COVID-19 cases, as the Lord Fairfax Health District added 322, its second-highest single-day increase of the pandemic.
More vaccines are coming, Gov. Ralph Northam said in a Wednesday news conference.
Vaccinations are slowly making their way around the region as Virginia anxiously waits for more, said Dr. Colin Greene, director of the Lord Fairfax Health District.
The first case of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 has been identified in a sample from an adult resident of Northern Virginia with no reported recent travel history, the Virginia Department of Health and the Department of General Services Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services (DCLS) an…
The Lord Fairfax Health District recorded its second highest single-day increase of COVID cases on Saturday along with six deaths.
The Lord Fairfax Health District on Friday presented its third community COVID-19 vaccine clinic of the new year, estimating it would administer about 1,400 vaccine doses to people 65 and older by the end of the day.
Asking the community for continued patience as it makes more vaccine appointments available, Valley Health hopes to issue a centralized phone line in the coming days to address the high demand for vaccines.
Page County will host the next community COVID-19 vaccination clinic through the Lord Fairfax Health District, Health Director Dr. Colin Greene said on Wednesday.
Some area residents critical of the rules meant to stop the spread of COVID-19 urged the Warren County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday to not enforce the state’s requirements.
More vaccines are coming to the area, Valley Health officials said on Tuesday while awaiting a shipment from the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Town representatives speaking to the Shenandoah County Tourism Council during its monthly meeting Tuesday said it’s a “mixed bag” when it comes to how businesses are still being impacted by COVID-19.
Virginia added 7,245 new COVID-19 cases Monday, coming off a weekend of record-high numbers.
When Shenandoah Caverns closed to the public in March as the COVID-19 pandemic began its grip on the United States, Joe Proctor wasn’t sure if the doors were going to open back up.
Virginia reported back-to-back single-day highs for COVID-19 cases over the weekend, including nearly 10,000 new cases on Sunday morning, according to information from the Virginia Department of Health’s online dashboard.
QUICKSBURG — Shenandoah Caverns had already been planning celebrations for its 100th-year anniversary in 2022. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in March, those planning the festivities didn’t know if they would make it that far.
The Virginia Department of Health reports that 237,855 people have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, an increase of 22,754.
COVID-19 vaccines around the area became available this week for people 75 and older as well as some front-line essential employees.
The mood at Commonwealth Senior Living in Front Royal on Wednesday was one of excitement and hope as 101 residents and employees met to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
On Wednesday, Virginia added 4,598 new COVID-19 cases, and the health district added 181.
WINCHESTER — In partnership with Valley Health and the Lord Fairfax Health District, Shenandoah University held a soft opening on Tuesday for a COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics & Events Center on the university’s main campus.
Valley Health has launched online registration for COVID-19 vaccines through PrepMod, the statewide registration platform
Valley Health has planned COVID-19 vaccination clinics at three of its Virginia hospitals starting Wednesday, but the community still has no way to sign up for appointments.
With the COVID-19 vaccine expanding to more high-risk groups this week, the state Health Department, in coordination with Valley Health and Shenandoah University, is advising patience and continued vigilance in helping prevent the spread of the virus.
Virginia saw a new high in daily COVID-19 cases Saturday, adding 5,798 cases Saturday for a weekend total of 10,939.