For us at the Mental Health Association of Fauquier County, it underscores the decline in overall mental wellness we have been seeing in Rappahannock and Fauquier counties since before the pandemic began and is an urgent call to action to bolster programs and resources in our community, not only for youth but for all our residents.
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As one of his last acts in office, Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday declared a limited state of emergency to increase Virginia’s hospital capacity and support healthcare workers responding to COVID-19.
On Friday, the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association announced a concerning milestone for the state — COVID-19 hospitalizations had reached an all-time single-day high of 3,329, surpassing the state’s previous single-day peak, in January of last year, by nearly 130 admissions.
After the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Sentara hospitals more than doubled within the week, the health system is postponing all hospital-based, non-emergency surgeries, procedure and diagnostic testing starting Monday.
Over 3,300 Virginians were in hospitals Friday for treatment of COVID-19, a new record, as case numbers generally showed signs of peaking, but at historically high levels.
Sentara hospitals in Virginia and North Carolina are seeing their biggest surge in hospital admissions since the pandemic began, as the omicron variant has more than tripled hospitalizations since Dec. 26.
The Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District is parenting with Culpeper County to hold a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site Thursday, Jan. 6 between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department in Culpeper County as cases of the virus soar across the region.
The Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District is parenting with Culpeper County to hold a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site Thursday, Jan. 6 be…
In Rappahannock County, the number of new COVID-19 cases caught up with several weeks of steeper increases around us and statewide.