DENVER (AP) — Colorado became the third U.S. state to detect a case of the omicron variant in a woman who had recently traveled to Africa, state health officials announced Thursday.
Officials have identified a total of 49 confirmed cases, including 31 hospitalizations.
As of Wednesday, the health department identified 44 cases with at least 26 hospitalizations and one death in the hepatitis A outbreak at three Famous Anthony’s locations in the Roanoke Valley.
The adult was hospitalized with complications from hepatitis A and had underlying medical conditions, according to health department officials. Thirty-seven cases and 26 hospitalizations have been confirmed.
A Franklin County woman filed a lawsuit against Famous Anthony’s, alleging that she contracted hepatitis A from eating at one of the chain’s restaurants.
A hepatitis A exposure at three Famous Anthony’s locations in Roanoke spurred a public health advisory Friday to alert anyone who visited the restaurants from Aug. 10 to 26.
The avoid many of Richmond's most popular destinations, including Pony Pasture, Texas Beach and Belle Isle.
On a field of mask-free, music-loving FloydFest revelers, a small table with a Virginia Department of Health banner was a relatively lonely sight.
FloydFest, a five-day music and arts tradition, runs through Sunday. About 10,000 people were expected to be at the long sold-out event, about…
Action from Wednesday night and Thursday morning at FloydFest ’21.
Area health department workers are unsung heroes
The lieutenant governor's leadership, particularly as it applies to the public health crisis, is falling under a brighter spotlight now that the potential exists for her to step into the governor's shoes if Cuomo is unable to survive the sexual harassment allegations against him.
Judge Ricardo Rigual issued a lengthy ruling Friday denying the state's claim for a temporary injunction that would have called for the immediate closure of Gourmeltz in Cosner Corner.
Following what the Virginia Department of Health calls an extensive review, 99 deaths across Virginia have been removed from the COVID-19 records books after not qualifying as virus-related fatalities.
“The COVID-19 vaccine is not necessary.”
A child in central Virginia has died from COVID-19, marking the first COVID death of a person under the age of 10 in the state.
The CDC says that anyone who is fully vaccinated should continue to take these precautions when in public, when visiting with unvaccinated peo…
Richmond and Petersburg would be among the big winners in a proposed shift in state funding for local health departments, but there would be l…
Main issues: vaccine, death penalty, ‘weed’
The leader of Virginia’s push to vaccinate residents against COVID-19 says the state was right to ask that people on health department waiting…
Independent seniors at Westminster Canterbury Richmond will receive their first COVID-19 vaccinations next week after CVS reversed a decision …
Two new data dashboards aim to track COVID-19 cases and outbreaks at Virginia’s colleges and universities.