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District moves into vaccine Phase 2

The Western Tidewater Health District is expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2 on April 12. All persons 16 or older who work or reside in ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Western Tidewater Health District to begin transition to Phase 1C for vaccinations

The Western Tidewater Health District announced Friday that it will begin the transition to Phase 1C vaccinations this week. The decision to move from one ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

By mid-April, all over 16 eligible for vaccine in Virginia

Anyone 16 and up will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 18, Gov. Ralph Northam announced. He made the announcement as the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Low on people to vaccinate, health department urges registrations

The Virginia Department of Health is asking anybody in vaccine groups 1A, 1B or 1C to register now to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “There are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Governor relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

In the race between vaccines and variants in Virginia, no victor has emerged, though the state is among the national notables in the number of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Check your email for vaccine appointment

The Western Tidewater Health District will have two vaccine clinics this week and is using email to reach eligible vaccine recipients. The clinics will take ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State making progress on vaccinations

Gov. Ralph Northam said any testing on COVID-19 vaccinations for children would not be complete until at least this fall or possibly next winter, even ... Read more

1 month ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

COVID-19 patients keeping area ICUs busy

In a normal year, about five million people are admitted into hospital intensive care units, and on average, they are about two-thirds full, according to ... Read more

1 month ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Governor to ease restrictions on gatherings, announces new pharmacies for vaccines

Citing improving COVID-19 health metrics, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he would lift some restrictions on outdoor gatherings beginning March 1 as he also announced ... Read more

2 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Vaccine disparities emerge

By Stephen Faleski and Jimmy LaRoue Staff Writers Is the Western Tidewater Health District getting left behind in the race to vaccinate its residents? While ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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