Stories tagged: "COVID-19"


Everything Isn't Tax Exempt
Why Didn’t Virginia’s Minimum Wage Go Up? Pandemic Halts Plans

RICHMOND-- Virginia’s minimum wage was supposed to go up at the beginning of this month.

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.

The Vaccine is Safe, Fauci Says
‘It’s About Trust’: Fauci Answers Virginia Faith Leaders’ Vaccine Questions

RICHMOND – As of Friday, there were close to 90 million cases of COVID-19 across the world.

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Picking Up Speed: Vaccination Phase 1B Starts for Some Parts of Virginia

CHICKAHOMINY – Parts of Virginia are picking up the pace when it comes to vaccination.

Protecting All Citizens and Travelers (PACT) signs designate businesses that promise to follow Forward Virginia guidelines.  Contributed photo.
Virginia Business Owners Fight COVID-19 Through a New PACT

LEXINGTON – Patty Williams had to think fast when the COVID-19 pandemic first struck the Commonwealth.

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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.

A member of medical staff holds a phial of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine jab at Guy's Hospital at the start of the largest ever immunisation programme in the UK's history on December 8, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool / Getty Images)
How Do You Streamline the Vaccine Process? In Richmond, You Go Online

RICHMOND-Local health districts found a way to streamline the vaccine process.