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Delta variant in Isle of Wight?

Is the delta variant to blame for Isle of Wight County’s rise in COVID-19 cases over the past month? The U.S. Centers for Disease Control ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Vaccination info teams go door-to-door

Having seen fewer people be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 than the state average, the Western Tidewater Health District will be sending vaccination information teams door-to-door ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

IW schools host vaccine clinics

Isle of Wight County Schools held in-school COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students ages 12 and up at five of its schools June 16-17. There, over ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Northam relaxes mask mandate 

Take it off. Gov. Ralph Northam has lifted the state’s universal indoor mask mandate to align with new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control ... Read more

2 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Vaccine for adolescents needs additional approval

Though the Food and Drug Administration has approved the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those aged 12 to 15, additional federal ... Read more

3 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

COVID-19 outbreak reported at Riverside

The Virginia Department of Health is reporting an active outbreak of COVID-19 at Riverside Healthy Living Community, an assisted living facility in Smithfield, though facility ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

State mask guidelines aligned with CDC

Fully vaccinated people in Virginia no longer need to wear masks for outdoor activities when alone or in small groups. Gov. Ralph Northam updated an ... Read more

3 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Two vaccine clinics set for Monday, no appointment needed

Two COVID-19 vaccine clinics are coming to Isle of Wight County on Monday, May 3, and no appointments are needed to get a vaccine. Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

FEMA offering help with COVID-19 funeral expenses

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is offering financial assistance with funeral expenses for deaths related to COVID-19. FEMA began accepting applications for aid April ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine paused

The Virginia Department of Health has paused the use of the Johnson & Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccine after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read more

3 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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