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Alexa Massey, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Local

Almond to lead health district

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced Dr. Maria Almond, M.D., MPH is set to begin her role as the new Piedmont Health District ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:12 pm

COVID-19

Cases increase across district

While COVID-19 cases appear to be beginning to stabilize across the commonwealth, cases are continuing to rise in the Piedmont Health District. From Monday, Sept. ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, September 23, 2021 6:55 pm

COVID-19

106 COVID patients at Centra

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating across the commonwealth as officials work to increase testing access in the health district. New daily cases of the coronavirus in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 7:02 pm

Columns

Opinion — I hope your fried rice was cold

My boyfriend and I were having dinner at our favorite Korean restaurant in Charlottesville the other weekend when we observed an unhappy customer become extremely ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, September 6, 2021 7:43 pm

COVID-19

Centra in grim situation

Centra Health officials provided information Wednesday, Aug. 25, to what doctors have described as an “increasingly grim situation” at the health care provider’s hospitals. During ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, September 2, 2021 6:34 pm

COVID-19

Virus wave continues

The rate of COVID-19 infections continues to soar across the area this week. The number of virus cases in counties in the Piedmont Health District ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, September 2, 2021 6:26 pm

COVID-19

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine

Despite COVID-19 cases soaring throughout the Piedmont Health District this week, good news has arrived in the form of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, August 27, 2021 9:43 pm

COVID-19

COVID cases surge in district

With the delta variant of COVID-19 now the dominant variant in the area, coronavirus cases are soaring in the health district as most of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 7:32 pm

News

The fair is back

From funnel cakes to ferris wheels, the Five County Fair is coming back for 2021, and officials say this year’s festivities will include more rides, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 6:29 pm

COVID-19

Doctor: ‘I’m begging you to get a vaccine’

Centra Health officials are pleading with members of the public to consider getting the vaccine as hospitals have already begun to strain under the pressure ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, August 11, 2021 3:36 pm

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