The Henrico Health Department will host two free COVID-19 testing events in Henrico in the next two weeks. The events are open to those 5 and older who have flu-like symptoms. Although walk-ins are accepted, officials are encouraging those interested in attending to call ahead (205-3501) to register. Henrico testing events will be held Thursday, June 18 at Tuckahoe Middle […]
The Citizen’s Tara Gray has a conversation with Marie Kolendo of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Richmond about the services the organization provides and how it’s been impacted by COVID-19.
Backlog of unreported negative COVID-19 test results floods VDH dashboard, lowering overall positivity rates
A backlog of negative COVID-19 test results flooded the Virginia Department of Health’s daily dashboard today, retroactively reducing the overall positivity percentages statewide and in Henrico. In total, about 31,500 negative tests that were administered throughout the state during previous weeks are now reflected in the VDH’s daily tracking system for the first time. The results appear now because the […]
There’s some good news from Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, which is planning to reopen in phases beginning June 25. The garden will open to members first in short increments – from June 25-28, then on July 2, 3 and 5 and also July 9-12. Members’ visits are free, but they must reserve tickets. The garden will send an email to […]
The June 12, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about new developments in the debate about Freeman High School’s nickname; will a debate about the school’s name itself be next?; Freeman students plan a protest today; some potential good news on the unemployment front; good news from GRTC; Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden announces its reopening plans; […]
One month ago, it would have seemed implausible to imagine that any topic in the next several years – perhaps even in the next generation – could surpass in stature and impact the COVID-19 global pandemic. In retrospect, it may have taken only a few weeks for one to do just that. The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis spurred […]