Virginia Department of Health

Type: Organization
Name: Virginia Department of Health
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Grant jump starts program to fight childhood obesity

PETERSBURG - The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation is working to combat childhood obesity in the Tri-City area, which is in a region with the highest obesity rates in the state.The residents of Southside Virginia have continuously struggled with weight, ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

VIRGINIA: Tech Researchers Studying Herpes

)CollegiateTimes.com recently reported that researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) are conducting a study to determine best strategies to educate rural college and high school students about STDs, particularly ... [Published AEGIS - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Birth certificates available at DMV

By MELINDA WILLIAMSmelinda@southwesttimes.comObtaining copies of Virginia birth certificates became a little easier in March when new legislation authorized their issuance through Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).According to a press release ... [Published Southwest Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Petersburg library prepares for move to new location

PETERSBURG - Starting on Monday, the main branch of the Petersburg Public Library will be closed in preparation for a move to a long-awaited, new library.The library will be relocated to 201 W. Washington St. and will open on April 26, leaving Petersburg ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Pigg River Reopens In Time For Summer-Like Weather

Rocky Mount, VA - The Virginia Department of Health has given the all clear to folks who use the Pigg River just west of Rocky Mount.This comes more than a week after a manure spill into a connecting tributary forced state officials to issue a warnin ... [Published WSET - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Petersburg water is safe to drink

Petersburg residents and businesses affected by a water main break no longer need to boil drinking water. The water is now safe to drink, according to officials. The Appomattox River Regional Water Authority tested numerous samples of water throughout ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Water Main Break Disrupts Businesses, Restaurants

Millions of gallons of water gushed out, creating a headache for residents, restaurants, schools and even a hospital.For almost 48 hours, crews in Petersburg worked to fix a major water main break near South Crater Road and Morton Avenue.Millions of gallons ... [Published WRIC TV - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vital Signs: Public health focuses on the wellness of the entire community

Research has shown that while people identify public health as being important, they can’t always explain what it is. Public health focuses on protecting the health of entire communities rather than individuals. Many organizations play a role in public ... [Published Culpepper Star Exponent - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

Va. school gets OK to resume using well water

VIRGINIA BEACH — Tap water is flowing again at a Virginia Beach school nearly seven months after bacteria were found in its wells.Schools spokeswoman Lauren Wicks tells The Virginian-Pilot that the Virginia Department of Health cleared the two wells for ... [Published Daily Progress - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

After 7 months, Va. Beach school can stop boiling water

By Mary Beth CleavelinThe Virginian-Pilot© April 2, 2014VIRGINIA BEACHSay goodbye to the crinkling of empty water bottles. No more washing hands in the hallway. No more boiling water for cleaning.After nearly seven months without sanitary running water, ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

VIRGINIA: Virginia Department of Health Announces New Program to Reduce HIV, AIDS

The Augusta Free Press reported that the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and Greater than AIDS would partner to launch a three-part HIV awareness campaign targeting women. VDH estimated that 48 percent of the 6,600 HIV-positive Virginia women progressed ... [Published AEGIS - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Virginia Abortion Clinic Accused of Not Reporting Child Sexual Abuse

Family Foundation of Virginia this week released the following to the media regarding the possible violation of state law by a Roanoke abortion center and the Department of Health. The Family Foundation has filed a petition in Richmond Circuit Court to ... [Published LifeNews.com - Mar 21 2014]

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"The implementation of this grant over five years offers enormous potential to reverse the alarming rise in childhood obesity rates across the state" William A Hazel Jr., state secretary of health and human resources, said
Crocker - who has dedicated most of his life to the library - said he has "mixed emotions" about leaving the McKenney building, but is "excited about what the new library will offer this community."
"They've lifted the advisory on the river. The Pigg River is back open for business for days like this when it's beautiful to be out and about exploring our waterways" said Chapman
"The employees, they are working there in their jobs, so they need to have the ability to use facilities, wash their hands adequately" says Julie Henderson of the Virginia Department of Health

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Outdoor learning program to fight childhood obe... [Published SWVA Today - 23 hours ago]
Grant jump starts program to fight childhood ob... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 15 2014]
VIRGINIA: Tech Researchers Studying Herpes [Published AEGIS - Apr 14 2014]
Birth certificates available at DMV [Published Southwest Times - Apr 14 2014]
At Woodson High, numbers too high to ignore [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
Petersburg library prepares for move to new loc... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 13 2014]
Pigg River Reopens In Time For Summer-Like Weather [Published WSET - Apr 11 2014]
Petersburg water is safe to drink [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 11 2014]
EPA to Hold Open House to Discuss Upcoming Dred... [Published WSET - Apr 10 2014]
Tech researchers studying herpes [Published Collegiate Times - Apr 10 2014]
County resumes fluoridation of water [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 09 2014]
Water Main Break Disrupts Businesses, Restaurants [Published WRIC TV - Apr 09 2014]
Vital Signs: Public health focuses on the welln... [Published Culpepper Star Exponent - Apr 06 2014]
Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit set for mid-A... [Published Southside Messenger - Apr 04 2014]
More local food, beer potentially on tap for Lo... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 02 2014]
Va. school gets OK to resume using well water [Published Daily Progress - Apr 02 2014]
After 7 months, Va. Beach school can stop boili... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Apr 02 2014]
Va. school gets OK to resume using well water [Published FOX WTTG Washington - Apr 02 2014]
Va. school gets OK to resume using well water [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 02 2014]
BRIEF: After 7 months, Beach school can stop bo... [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 02 2014]
Boil water advisory lifted for Creeds Elementary [Published HamptonRoads.com - Apr 01 2014]
Pharmacist’s trial moved to April [Published Southwest Times - Apr 01 2014]
Sixteen-hour food safety training certifies 19 [Published Southwest Times - Mar 31 2014]
Family fun day at Emory & Henry College [Published WCYB-TV - Mar 29 2014]
VIRGINIA: Virginia Department of Health Announc... [Published AEGIS - Mar 29 2014]
Eleanor Schlenker honored with emerita status [Published Virginia Tech - Mar 28 2014]
Dan Casey: Komen a step to cure for Roanoke Cou... [Published Roanoke Times - Mar 27 2014]
Economic development, service authorities discu... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 26 2014]
Chesterfield parent says diabetic students are ... [Published NBC12 Online - Mar 26 2014]
Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit set for mid-A... [Published Virginia Tech - Mar 25 2014]
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EDIS Number: BH-20140311-42974-USA Date / time: 11/03/2014 04:21:48 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Rabies (skunk, racoon) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Virginia Description: The Virginia Department of ...
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EDIS Number: BH-20140311-42974-USA Date / time: 11/03/2014 04:21:48 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Virginia Location: [Pittsylvania County] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A ...
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Kathleen Murphy, a Democrat who is running for the House of Delegates against Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock, told a forum in Great Falls on Saturday that doctors should be forced to accept Medicare and Medicaid patients: FYI last night at ...
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