Congress failed to pass coronavirus funding in its latest government spending bill. Now, the White House is warning that next week it will have to pull back on covering COVID-19 tests, vaccines, and treatment.
The percentage of Virginians who are fully vaccinated has risen, and more than 15 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across the commonwealth, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
While Dudley said the hospital has not seen any stillbirths among pregnant women who are being treated for COVID-19 at UVA Medical, he said the hospital has seen many pregnant women on ventilators because they are unvaccinated.
Henrico Schools in partnership with the Richmond Henrico Health Districts will be hosting a series of free COVID-19 vaccination clinics in February and March to provide opportunities for those ages five and older to get vaccinated.
Come Thursday, Chesterfield parents won’t have to mask their kids in school. Following a 2-3 vote, Chesterfield County Public Schools is among the latest districts falling in line with Governor Glenn Youngkin’s executive order.
Virginia State University said it would no longer require employees to be fully vaccinated, report their vaccination status or get tested for COVID in compliance with Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive directive.
In direct opposition to the governor’s statewide mandate, the school board voted to uphold its masking policy, which requires students, staff and teachers to wear a mask while in school, regardless of vaccination status.