Henrico Extension to offer water-testing clinic for residents on private wells

The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension will offer a three-part clinic to help residents test their private wells, springs and cisterns for contaminants. A meeting to distribute testing kits and to provide an overview of the Well Water Testing Clinic will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, June 3 in the Multipurpose Room at the Eastern Henrico Government […]

New laws increase access to opioid overdose reversal drug

Responding to the state’s opioid epidemic, Virginia is expanding the number of people legally authorized to dispense and administer the overdose reversal medication naloxone. Gov. Ralph Northam has signed into law bills allowing paramedics, school nurses and regional jail personnel to administer naloxone. The General Assembly passed the legislation during its 2019 session.Northam signed: • HB 2158, sponsored by Del. […]