Stories tagged: "COVID-19"


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.

Contributed photo - Staff members at Axton Elementary School check students' temperatures daily before entering the classroom.
Virginia Keeps Mask Rule For Summer Classes, CDC Guidance On Hold

RICHMOND-Already in the middle of summer school, district and VDOE officials say the mask mandate remains in place until July 25.

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?

The Virginia Red Cross Needs Blood. How Do You Donate in a Pandemic?

As more people now venture outside of their homes—be it for the warm weather or celebrating newfound COVID-19 vaccination opportunities—the need will likely increase again.