Coronavirus


Blacksburg, Va. - As of last week, 47% of Virginia Tech students are vaccinated, and 2% of students received an approved exemption, meaning nearly half of enrolled students are in compliance. (Photo: Alex Scribner)
Can I Attend A Virginia College Or University Without Being Vaccinated?

RICHMOND-New and returning Virginia college students hope to return to normalcy this fall, but the vaccine question looms.

New COVID-19 Symptoms? Doctors Say Delta Variant ‘Acts Differently’

AXTON-Gone are the traditional versions from last year. COVID-19 symptoms in this Delta variant now mimic a 'bad cold', experts say.

If You Have A Weakened Immune System, Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Help?

COLLINSVILLE-After vaccinated Henry County teacher dies of COVID-19, CDC and state officials warn immuno-compromised residents.

Delta Variant Now Found In All of Virginia’s Health Districts

ROANOKE-Less than a month after first reaching Virginia, the Delta variant is now found in every health district across the state.

A Second Virginia Child Dies Due to COVID-19

RICHMOND-The state health department says a child in the Rappahannock Health District died due to the virus.

Contributed photo - Rita Browning teaches math class at Laurel Park Middle School.
Yes, Virginia, Face Masks Are Still Mandatory in Local Schools

COLLINSVILLE-Yes, the emergency order's gone. But face masks are still mandatory in all Virginia schools, at least for this summer.

Covid-19’s Delta Variant Arrives in Virginia. Here’s What We Know.

RICHMOND-What do we know about COVID-19's Delta variant? Now that it's arrived in Virginia, will the regular vaccines work against it?