COVID

Henrico reports COVID-19 outbreak in Voter Registration, Public Works

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Henrico County has identified an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Voter Registration and Elections Office and the Department of Public Works, with eight employees either having tested positive or experiencing symptoms of the disease. County officials have initiated contract tracing and rapid testing of others who may have been exposed. The Administration Building Annex at the Henrico County Government Center, […]

New COVID cases reported at 7 Henrico schools

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Ten new cases of COVID-19 have been reported at seven Henrico schools since last week. All of the cases except one were announced Tuesday. At Highland Springs High School, two people tested positive – one who was involved with a school activity Nov. 2, and another who was last at the school Nov. 4. At Henrico High School, two other […]

7 Henrico Schools officials earn REB honors

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Four Henrico County Public Schools instructors recently won REB Awards for Teaching Excellence, and three others were finalists for the awards, which are given by The Community Foundation annually to educators in the region. The winners received grants ranging from $8,300 to $11,900, which will enable them to engage in personalized learning experiences, with the goal of helping them become […]

Henrico reports sixth rabies case of 2020

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Henrico Police Tuesday confirmed the sixth case of rabies in the county. It stemmed from an incident Nov. 7 in the 1900 block of Greenhurst Drive (near Three Chopt and Parham roads), when Henrico Animal Protection officers responded to a call of three dogs fighting a raccoon that had come onto their property. The dogs’ owner was able to drive […]

Henrico News Minute – Nov. 10, 2020

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A COVID-19 update; how to provide comments about the 2021-22 Henrico Schools’ budget; the county reports its sixth case of rabies; a Brookland District constituent meeting is planned; a popular actor is found dead in his Henrico hotel room; Sheetz offers free giveaways for veterans, active duty military members tomorrow. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Commonwealth […]

Milestones – Nov. 10, 2020

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Jeffrey Ferguson, M.D., of VCU Health Systems and the Henrico County Division of Fire, earned the Old Dominion Emergency Medical Service Alliance Regional EMS Award for Innovation Excellence in EMS. He was among 12 winners from Virginia Health Planning Districts 13, 14, 15, and 19 announced during the 2020 ODEMSA Regional EMS Council awards ceremony on Facebook Live Nov. 2. […]