Lakewood resident recovers from COVID-19

A resident of the Lakewood senior living community in western Henrico diagnosed with COVID-19 April 10 is now considered recovered from the virus after testing negative yesterday, according officials from the community. The resident was the first of two to test positive; the other, diagnosed April 12, has been isolated since April 9 and “appears to be recovering,” Lakewood officials […]

Henrico Health Department to conduct virus testing at Woodman West, Henrico Arms

Henrico Health Department officials this week will visit the Woodman West and Henrico Arms apartment complexes to conduct free COVID-19 testing for residents and those who live nearby who are experiencing symptoms of the virus. It’s part of what Henrico Health Director Danny Avula expects to be a month-long effort to visit and test residents of public housing and other […]

Beth Sholom reports no new COVID-19 cases among residents, only 1 among 36 staffers

The Beth Sholom senior community, which Friday reported 38 confirmed cases of COVID-19, today reported that there have been no new cases among residents and that all 36 staff members of its Healthcare Center have been tested, with only one testing positive for the virus. “Since the teammate is asymptomatic, the health department has advised us that they can continue […]

Fewer than 2,000 Henricoans have been tested for COVID-19

In press briefing, Northam cites 'mixed messages' from White House

Only about half of 1 percent of all Henrico residents have been tested for COVID-19 to date, but slightly more than 30 percent of them have tested positive, according to new data released today by the Virginia Department of Health. In total, 1,965 Henricoans have been tested and 598 have been confirmed to have the virus. Henrico ranks 10th among […]

Business in brief

Charlottesville-based Commonwealth Senior Living held its annual awards program earlier this year, and Reuben Canty (pictured, second from left), executive director at Commonwealth Senior Living at the West End, was named executive director of the year. *** D1 Moving, LLC recently purchased a 52,500-square-foot warehouse facility situated on 5.66 acres at 3215 Williamsburg Road in Henrico from Tailored Brands for […]

Henrico News Minute – April 20, 2020

The April 20, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about the first breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Henrico by race; COVID-19 response fund allocations begin; first-responders will be able to stay at hotels at no cost to the state; VPM broadcasting daily teacher-led classroom instruction; Altria’s top executive resigns; local advertising agency offers $20,000 in services […]