Jimmy LaRoue, Author at Windsor Weekly

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IW shares in state broadband funding 

Isle of Wight County, Suffolk and Southampton County will receive just over $21.1 million for expansion of fiber broadband internet service to underserved areas. The ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, December 17, 2021 6:15 pm

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Fifth Circuit drug court relaunches

The vast majority of cases coming through the Fifth Judicial Circuit court involve drugs, according to an estimate from one of its judges, even if ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, December 10, 2021 5:45 pm

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‘A miracle that I’m even here’: COVID survivor reflects during Obici memorial ceremony 

Rose Bailey eased herself up from her chair, using her cane to help take the few, deliberate steps to the microphone, standing just feet from ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, December 3, 2021 5:34 pm

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VDH provides youth vaccine data

More than 260 children ages 5 to 11 in the Western Tidewater Health District, as well as Surry County, have received their first dose of ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, November 12, 2021 6:22 pm

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VDH develops vaccination verification tool

The Virginia Department of Health has added QR codes to the state’s COVID-19 vaccination records, allowing people to show proof of being vaccinated with a ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, September 24, 2021 9:03 pm

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Region’s hospitals stretched thin in Delta wave

On any given day at any of Sentara Healthcare’s seven Hampton Roads hospitals, including at Obici in Suffolk, their capacity to handle more patients has ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, September 24, 2021 9:01 pm

COVID-19

Health department adds testing events statewide, just 2 in Western Tidewater

With 7-day positivity rates for COVID-19 around the state hovering around 10% and with 90% of cases in Virginia caused by the Delta variant of ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 7:25 pm

COVID-19

Hitting the road for a shot at boosting vaccines

Cindy Williams is using gentle but persistent persuasion to try to win over people to take the COVID-19 vaccine. She and a team of Riverside ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, September 3, 2021 8:04 pm

COVID-19

CDC calls for COVID-19 booster shots

VDH says it is ready to administer them Despite just more than half of the country — and fewer than that in Western Tidewater — ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, August 20, 2021 6:33 pm

COVID-19

Health officials urge vaccines

Current COVID-19 vaccine outreach efforts are not working. It’s something state vaccine coordinator Dr. Danny Avula did not want to admit, but understands to be ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, August 13, 2021 6:45 pm

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