Healthcare


The Vaccine is Safe, Fauci Says
Fairfax Health District Closed Clinics to Improve Vaccination Efforts

FAIRFAX – In the midst of the pandemic, several Virginia health departments changed how they operate. And in Fairfax, the plan is actually working.

Clinics Offer Testing Across Virginia
A Different Type of Frontline Work: Planned Parenthood Offers Safety Net

RICHMOND – “It was, like, an awesome way to celebrate the New Year,” said Dr. Shanthi Ramesh.

They say they've tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
Richmond City Council Asked to Reform Houseless Services

RICHMOND-Over a hundred social workers are petitioning the Richmond City Council for urgent reforms to its services for houseless people.

State Faces Medical Challenges
Time to Change? Virginia House Examines a 70-Year-Old Funding Formula

RICHMOND – Health departments in Virginia still operate under the same funding formula first proposed about 70 years ago.

COVID-19 Leads to Visitor Lockdown in Charlottesville
Charlottesville Hospital Bans Visitors as Region’s COVID-19 Cases Spike

CHARLOTTESVILLE – As of today, patients can't have visitors at University of Virginia (UVA) Health.

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Northam Plans to Speed Up Vaccine Distribution

RICHMOND – Gov. Ralph Northam assured Virginians in his Wednesday press conference that there’s a path out of the pandemic.

Why Won't Virginia Businesses All Pay for Sick Leave?
Pandemic Slowed Push for Paid Sick Leave in Virginia

RICHMOND- With COVID-19 cases on the rise, it's more important than ever that people stay home from work.