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Latest COVID-19

Cases up as vaccine offered to public

Just as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opens up to all Virginians age 16 and older, the Piedmont Health District is experiencing a noticeable increase in coronavirus ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Vaccination clinic planned at Eureka Friday

A vaccination clinic will be held Friday, April 23 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Eureka Elementary School. The clinic will use the Moderna ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Funeral assistance available

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Vaccine eligibility increases as cases fluctuate

It’s been a big week of COVID-19-related news for the Piedmont Health District as vaccine eligibility increases. Over the last two weeks, health officials across ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

COVID-19 accounts for 72% of excess deaths in new study

Extended surges in the south and west in the summer and early winter of 2020 resulted in regional increases in excess death rates, both from ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

USDA expands farmer eligibility for COVID-19 assistance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced March 24 more than $12 billion in relief funding will be distributed to farmers through the Pandemic Assistance for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Temporary broadband assistance available

Low income individuals and families in Virginia and across the nation may be eligible to receive temporary federal assistance to pay for broadband internet services ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Group 1c vaccinations to begin Monday

The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Piedmont Health District (PHD) announced Friday COVID-19 vaccinations will begin for those in the 1c category Monday, April 5. PHD will continue ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Vaccinations reach 20% mark

With around 20% of Piedmont Health District residents at least partially vaccinated against the coronavirus, local COVID-19 numbers are continuing to look hopeful. The health ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

The Woodland begins visits again

The Woodland recently announced new COVID-19 guidelines for family visitation at Brookview, the Watson Memory Care Center and Holly Manor. Under the new guidelines, which ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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