Stories tagged: "coronavirus vaccine"


Child wearing mask
How to Talk to Your Kids About Masks and Vaccines

We got expert tips on explaining masks and vaccines to children in a way that gets them comfortable with COVID-prevention measures.

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.

Companies are offering special deals for vaccinated customers.
What Can Your Vaccine Card Unlock? Companies Offer Incentives.

Your COVID-19 vaccine card can now be used to access a wide variety of free programs and deals designed to encourage consumers to get the shot.

Medical assistant Shalice Wheeler, left, administers Covid-19 vaccine to physician assistant Matt Ferraro. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group via Getty Images)
More Pharmacies Join Vaccine Distribution Program in Virginia

RICHMOND - Six pharmacy chains will join Virginia’s vaccine distribution next week.

President Joe Biden listens as Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), right, speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the NIH, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. NIH Director Francis Collins is at center. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only 6% of Black Americans Have Been Vaccinated. Here’s How Biden Is Trying to Change That.

Medical experts say it will take a concerted effort to meet the challenges of rebuilding trust and ensuring vaccine access for communities of color.

The vaccine became available to school teachers earlier this week.
Falls Church Teachers, Staff Deliver Clear Response to Vaccination Poll

FALLS CHURCH-How many people want to take the COVID-19 vaccine?

Virginia colleges to require vaccinations to return to campus
Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine Is Effective Against Key Mutation, New Study Finds

The encouraging news comes the same day the US recorded 4,085 deaths from COVID-19, setting a grim, new single-day record.