Virginia Department of Health

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Name: Virginia Department of Health
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Parents, students kick off the start of year-round schools

PETERSBURG - A line of parents and students waiting for a chance to claim one of 400 backpacks being given away by Petersburg City Public Schools began to snake along the grounds of Peabody Middle School on Saturday morning. Many came as early as 7:30 ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Colonial Beach lifts boil water notice

THE NEWS DESK July 25th, 2014, 4:02 pmThe Town of Colonial Beach lifted its boil water notice effective 2 p.m. Friday after additional water samples tested negative for total coliform bacteria, which includes E. coli.Colonial Beach issued the original ... [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hospital closer to be a reality in Lee County

. -It has been almost a year since Wellmont Health System shuttered Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, Virginia.In that time, the people of Lee county and the surrounding area have not had immediate access to emergency care.Now though, there ... [Published WCYB-TV - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Beach residents must boil water

BY Colonial Beach residents will have to boil their water for at least one more day after E. coli was found in the town’s water system.After flushing pipes and chlorinating the water, the town collected seven or eight samples Wednesday to send to the ... [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-employee convicted of embezzling from Va. Department of Health

RICHMOND – A former Virginia Department of Health employee has been convicted of embezzlement by a public officer for stealing from the agency.Tawana D. Spratley, 30, of the 4900 block of Valley Crest Drive in Chesterfield County, was originally charged ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Metro Richmond grocery stores affected by nationwide voluntary fruit recall

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -A nationwide voluntary fruit recall is happening right now at stores across the Richmond Metro area due to concerns about a possible listeria contamination.The stores pulling peaches, nectarines and plums from their shelves include ... [Published NBC12 Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Richmond memory care facility hit by scabies outbreak

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -They're tiny pests that can cause more than a headache. Now a Richmond assisted living facility is battling a scabies scare.More than a dozen residents at a Richmond center for Alzheimer's patients have come down with serious symptoms. ... [Published NBC12 Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Keep new abortion clinic standards

The standards implemented by the Virginia Board of Health were not done for political ideology. Abortion centers need to be treated like outpatient surgical centers to protect women.Visitors to these abortion centers would expect to find medicines (especially ... [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Healthy Virginians aim of state panel

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - First lady Dorothy McAuliffe is joining a panel of public health experts intent on promoting policies to ensure a healthier Virginia. The Virginia Department of Health is convening the meeting Wednesday at the University ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Charlottesville Community Health Fair set for Satuday

Blood pressure checks, vision tests and mammograms are among the many free health screenings available at this year’s Charlottesville Community Health Fair, being held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.The University of Virginia, Martha Jefferson Hospital ... [Published Daily Progress - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Service Authority earns highest ranking

For the fourth consecutive year, the Washington County Service Authority has been awarded the highest possible ranking in operations/performance excellence for water utilities by the Virginia Department of Health.The WCSA’s Middle Fork drinking water ... [Published SWVA Today - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus detected in D.C. area

Prince William County's Mosquito Control Program has "performed intensive treatment in the vicinity of the positive mosquito pools to kill adult and larval mosquitoes." (Justin Sullivan/)WASHINGTON -- The 2014 West Nile virus season is underway in the ... [Published WTOP - Jul 15 2014]

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"We're glad this day is here. We have confidence that this is just the beginning of the new way people will look at Petersburg City Public Schools" she said
" At first we were angry and disappointed. And then with the help of some friends, we got to work. "
Kaiser Health News staff writers Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Rovner report: "Political analysts say this week's court decisions on the legality of tax subsidies for those obtaining coverage under the Affordable Care Act may not have a broad impact on this fall's midterm elections. The decisions sent a mixed legal message, complicating the political message as well. One appellate court panel ruled the subsidies cannot be provided in the 36 states relying on the federal insurance exchange; the other ruled in favor of the Obama administration, saying Congress intended that the subsidies be available regardless of whether states operated their own insurance marketplace" (Carey and Rovner, 7/24). Read the story
"Anybody can easily catch it and spread it amongst anybody without anybody knowing" one worker said

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Parents, students kick off the start of year-ro... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 27 2014]
Boil-water warning lifted at Colonial Beach [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 26 2014]
Colonial Beach lifts boil water notice [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 25 2014]
Hospital closer to be a reality in Lee County [Published WCYB-TV - Jul 25 2014]
West Nile Virus found in New York City [Published The Rye Sound Shore Review - Jul 24 2014]
Highlights: Texas Abortion Rates Falls Dramatic... [Published Kaiser Health News - Jul 24 2014]
Ex-employee convicted of embezzling from Va. De... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Jul 24 2014]
First Edition: July 24, 2014 [Published News-Medical.Net - Jul 24 2014]
Beach residents must boil water [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 24 2014]
Richmond memory care facility hit by scabies ou... [Published NBC12 Online - Jul 23 2014]
Keep new abortion clinic standards [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 23 2014]
Healthy Virginians aim of state panel [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 23 2014]
Residents at Beach should boil their water [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 22 2014]
Metro Richmond grocery stores affected by natio... [Published NBC12 Online - Jul 22 2014]
Charlottesville Community Health Fair set for S... [Published Daily Progress - Jul 21 2014]
Service Authority earns highest ranking [Published SWVA Today - Jul 21 2014]
Water authority looks to Banister for backup [Published SoVaNow.com - Jul 21 2014]
Lead is a hazard in older homes Petersburg lose... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 20 2014]
Growing problem of drug-addicted babies gets of... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 20 2014]
2014 Diversity Certification Deadline is Quickl... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
Health center hurdles are hurting women [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 18 2014]
Bacteria plagues Fairview Beach [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 18 2014]
Time running out to comment on abortion clinic ... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Jul 17 2014]
EPA says Dan River back to pre-coal ash spill q... [Published Go Dan River - Jul 16 2014]
Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus detected in... [Published WTOP - Jul 15 2014]
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in... [Published Washington Post - Jul 14 2014]
Kids learn the value of fresh foods from POP [Published Daily Progress - Jul 11 2014]
8News Investigates: How Safe is Food at the Ric... [Published WRIC TV - Jul 11 2014]
Report confirms high-quality drinking water acr... [Published United States Marine Corps - Jul 10 2014]
Men's Sexual Health Clinic opens July 14 [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 10 2014]
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2014 Diversity Certification Deadline is Quickl... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
Plainfield, IN, July 18, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The last exam window for diversity certification in 2014 will close on August 22nd. Those interested in earning their Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) or Certified Diversity Executive (CDE) credentials ...
BH : MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - May 22 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140522-43835-USA Date / time: 22/05/2014 03:02:29 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Virginia Description: ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 22 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140522-43835-USA Date / time: 22/05/2014 03:02:29 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Virginia Location: [The area was not defined.] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
US: Suspected cases of MERS investigated in Vir... [Published H5N1 - May 21 2014]
Via WVEC.com: Suspected cases of MERS investigated in Virginia. Excerpt:State health officials are investigating whether several Virginians may have been exposed to Middle East respiratory syndrome or MERS. Dr. Laurie Forlano, the deputy state epidemiologist ...
US: Hantavirus deaths in Virginia? [Published H5N1 - Apr 27 2014]
Thanks to bobman for tweeting the link to this report in the Roanoke Times: Illness in Snowville remains 'isolated incident,' officials say. Excerpt:The Virginia Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continued Saturday ...
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