Alexa Massey, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

COVID-19

COVID cases continue to soar upward

Virus cases are continuing to soar upward in the Piedmont Health District as local hospitals see an all-time high in COVID patients. Meanwhile, new executive ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 21, 2022 8:00 am

COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing

Coronavirus cases are exploding across the commonwealth this week as Virginia grapples with record breaking case numbers which dwarf any previous surge. Data from the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 13, 2022 8:05 am

COVID-19

Cases soar on Christmas Eve

Record-breaking coronavirus case numbers and thousands of canceled flights created holiday turmoil over the weekend as the health district and country continue to face the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 30, 2021 8:01 am

COVID-19

Virus concern mounts as winter arrives

Health officials continue to stress the importance of vaccination and boosters as the entirety of the Piedmont Health District sees an upward trend in cases. ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 8:05 am

COVID-19

Cases up in Piedmont as omicron hits VA

COVID-19 cases are trending upward in several different Piedmont Health District counties as the omicron variant is spotted in Virginia; meanwhile, The U.S. Food and ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:08 pm

COVID-19

Cases rising as omicron enters U.S.

Officials are continuing to heavily encourage vaccination and booster shots as local counties see large increases in their COVID-19 cases this week and more than ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 10, 2021 5:30 pm

Education

County sees enrollment increase

New data recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reveals public school enrollment has dropped 3.6% across the commonwealth since before the pandemic, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 10, 2021 5:18 pm

COVID-19

New variant sparks concern

Local health officials are imploring residents to improve the community’s defensive line against the coronavirus following the discovery of a new, rapidly-growing variant of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 2, 2021 4:01 pm

Columns

Opinion — Making an educated decision

Last Monday, I was making baked chicken for dinner. When the oven timer went off, I pulled the bird out the oven and sliced it ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 1:02 pm

COVID-19

All adults now eligible for boosters

As the state and some local counties begin seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized booster shots ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:52 pm

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