Today in Henrico – Karen Legato, Health Brigade

Karen Legato, the executive director of Health Brigade (formally the Fan Free Clinic) discusses the organization’s history and efforts in the Metro Richmond community.

unemployment

First-time unemployment filings jump 40 percent in Henrico

Sudden increase ends 11-week decline in initial filings

For the first time in three months, the number of Henrico residents who filed initial unemployment claims rose during the most recent reporting week, according to data released today by the Virginia Employment Commission – and the jump was dramatic. A total of 1,004 people filed first-time claims during the week of June 21-27 – a jump of nearly 40 […]

covid-19

Henrico reports 11 new virus-related deaths in two days

The Virginia Department of Health reported 11 new COVID-19 related deaths in Henrico County during the first two days of July, increasing the county’s total number to 152, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Details about the deaths were not immediately available, but it is known that only one of the county’s deaths since late May has occurred in […]

Henrico News Minute – July 2, 2020

The July 2, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features an in-depth look at school resource officers in Henrico and new state laws governing them; an update on COVID-19 numbers in Henrico; Henrico Schools plans its next virtual “Community Conversations” event; pickleball courts planned for one Eastern Henrico location. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by […]