COVID

Henrico reports just 31 new COVID-19 cases March 10

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A total of just 31 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Henrico County on Wednesday, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health, as cases continue to decline after the post-holiday surge in January. The seven-day moving average of new daily cases fell to 43. The county reported three new hospitalizations related to the virus, and three new virus-related […]

Free COVID-19 testing scheduled March 18 in Henrico

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The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts will host a free COVID-19 drive-through testing event Thursday, March 18, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Health Department, 1400 North Laburnum Avenue. To register, visit bit.ly/RHHDCOVID or call (804) 205-3501 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Those tested will be notified of their results in 3-5 business […]

Henrico Police charge driver in connection with July fatality

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Henrico Police have charged a driver in connection with a July 2020 crash that killed a 76-year-old Henrico woman. Fifty-three year-old Jodell Alvis faces indictment on a charge of reckless driving in relation to the incident that killed Lucy Le in the 500 block of Welwyn Road at about 8:40 a.m. July 27. Le was struck by the 2012 Jeep […]

Ogburn publicly apologizes for Facebook post

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School Board to undergo cultural sensitivity, implicit bias training

Following a nearly three-hour closed-door meeting Wednesday with her fellow Henrico School Board members, Chair Micky Ogburn apologized publicly for sharing an offensive Facebook post Friday night on her personal Facebook page. The post took issue with the decision of Dr. Seuss Enterprises to cease publication of six Dr. Seuss books that it deemed partially racist, and it included an […]

247 people in quarantine following 21 COVID-19 cases at Henrico schools since Feb. 22

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Henrico County’s public schools have reported a total of 21 COVID-19 cases since in-person learning began Feb. 22 – 11 at the elementary school level and 10 at the high school level, according to school system data. The cases have not resulted in any outbreaks between students and staff (defined as two or more connected cases) but have required 247 […]

Traffic shifts expected week of March 16 on I-64 at Airport Drive in Henrico

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Beginning Tuesday, March 16, the Virginia Department of Transportation will conduct a series of traffic switches on Interstate 64 over Airport Drive (Route 156) as part of the ongoing I-64/Airport Drive bridge replacement and interchange improvements project in Henrico County. Drivers should expect the following and use caution when in work zones on I-64 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. […]

Official: All pre-registered seniors in Henrico have been offered COVID-19 vaccines

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All seniors 65 and older in Henrico County and Richmond who had pre-registered for COVID-19 vaccination by last week now have been either partially or fully vaccinated or offered vaccination appointments, according to a Richmond and Henrico Health Districts official. During a press briefing with Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney Tuesday, RHHD Nurse Manager Amy Popovich said that officials had contacted […]

Henrico Property Transactions – Feb. 24-Mar. 2, 2021

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1424 Farley Court – $213,000, 1,512 SF (built in 1994), from Joyce P. Peterson to Eric Tunstall. 300 Rollingview Drive – $230,000, 1,494 SF (built in 1983), from Cava Capital LLC to Emily Jo Beckelhymer and Bryan Adkins. 2410 Pleasant Run Drive – $275,000, 1,072 SF (built in 1977), from Doris P. Jackson to Victoria H. Tate. 4200 Longleaf Drive […]

Henrico News Minute – Mar. 10, 2021

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Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas proposes a $1.43-billion budget; Henrico supervisors sign off on the next step of a planned renovation of Tuckahoe Park; all Henrico seniors who had pre-registered for COVID-19 vaccines now have been contacted and offered appointments; Henrico’s COVID-19 positivity percentage continues to drop; a Henrico soldier who died in Korea 70 years ago is being honored; […]