Healthcare


At Frank Community Farm, all abilities aid the workforce. Contributed photo.
Richmond Farm Cultivates More Than Produce

RICHMOND – What began as a tragedy for one family turned into a godsend for others.

Dr. Steven Zeichner, part of UVA's team working on a COVID-19 vaccine, warned against speeding up the process for the sake of politics.
Is a Quicker COVID-19 Vaccine Worth the Risk? UVA Researcher Urges Caution

CHARLOTTESVILLE-When will it be ready? That’s the big question when it comes to a COVID-19 vaccine.

Only weeks after a life-saving liver transplant, Landon McKee reveals his recovering scar. Contributed photo.
An Uncommon Diagnosis: Richmond Man’s Case Highlights Medical Issue

RICHMOND – Bad news wasn't what he wanted, but it's what he received.

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UVA Helps Local Communities Access COVID-19 Testing

CHARLOTTESVILLE-COVID-19 hit Charlottesville's Latinx and Black communities hard, but some of these groups don't have access to mass testing.

Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, April 22, 2020. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, Pool)
No Paid Quarantine Leave, Virginia Senate Committee Says

RICHMOND-Anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 faces at least two weeks in quarantine. For some, it’s not a problem, as they can work from home.

A computer error caused a delay in reporting 96 deaths in Virginia linked to COVID-19.
COVID “Backlog” Adds 96 Deaths to Virginia Total

RICHMOND-On Tuesday, Virginia saw a spike in deaths caused by COVID-19, with 96 more added to the total.

Diversity Richmond plans to hold a food drive, with the goal of providing 500 Latino families with food for a week.
Helping Hands: Richmond Group Plans Food Drive for Latino Families

RICHMOND-- Earlier this year, Diversity Richmond saw a need. The COVID-19 shutdowns hit hundreds of Latino families, to the point some couldn't afford to pay for groceries.