Stories tagged: "Vaccine News"

Gov. Glenn Youngkin Supports Vaccines, Just Not Vaccine Mandates

Gov. Glenn Youngkin has said he's always been a "strong advocate" of the COVID-19 vaccine, but rescinded a Northam-era mandate that required state employees to be vaccinated.

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.

An Arlington County Vaccination Pod nurse administers a band-aid after a patient receives a COVID-19 vaccine.  Contributed photo.
What Happened to Virginia’s Mass Vaccination Sites?

DANVILLE-Why are Virginia's mass vaccination sites closing down? State officials say they're shifting the plan in order to reach people.

Does The COVID-19 Vaccine Trigger Myocarditis? Here’s What We Know

CHARLOTTESVILLE-No, it's not time to panic. No, the COVID-19 vaccine didn't cause an outbreak of heart attacks. But what is myocarditis?

Northam Lifts Mask Mandate, Speeds Up End For COVID-19 Restrictions

RICHMOND-Virginia will lift its mask mandate Saturday, with a plan to eliminate all restrictions by the end of this month.

Virginia Kids Can Get The Pfizer Vaccine. Here’s What You Need to Know

RICHMOND – All Virginia kids between 12 and 15 can now get the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Danny Avula made the announcement Wednesday.

COVID-19 Numbers Keep Dropping in Southwest Virginia

WISE – The COVID-19 cases, positive tests and even hospitalizations keep dropping in Southwest Virginia and across the Appalachian Highlands.