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7 more COVID-19 cases involving Henrico schools send 89 people into quarantine

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Seven more COVID-19 cases among students or staff members at Henrico schools have resulted in 89 people entering quarantine – most because of two cases involving close contacts in extracurricular or sports activities at Varina High School (53 people quarantining) and Hermitage High School (33), according to data from Henrico County Public Schools. One other new case was reported at […]

Henrico Property Transactions – Mar. 10-16, 2021

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9304 Timber Hollow Court – $215,000, 1,562 SF (built in 1988), from Ray L. Shadwell III to Complete Home Design LLC. 3504 Middlewich Way – $244,495, 1,516 SF (built in 2020), from Style Craft Homes Inc. of Virginia to Jawann Sharne Jackson. 8202 Cardova Road – $295,000, 1,365 SF (built in 1967), from Perry Ray Farley and Jennifer M. Dettmore […]

Henrico School Board to host virtual listening sessions March 24, April 27, May 25

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Henrico County Public Schools families, staff members and community members will have an opportunity to voice their thoughts at a series of three spring listening sessions, to be held virtually. Each of the sessions will focus on one of the school division’s cornerstones and one or more of its strategic goals. The sessions will be attended by all five members […]

Henrico News Minute – Mar. 24, 2021

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Henrico officials are frustrated by a recent shift in COVID-19 vaccination allocations by the state; nine more cases of COVID in Henrico schools lead to dozens entering quarantine; Gov. Northam relaxes gathering standards; the state plans to eliminate single-use plastic items from most state agencies. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Henrico County’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance […]

Veterans of all ages in Metro Richmond now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

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Veterans of all ages now may schedule vaccination appointments at Richmond and Emporia clinics operated by the Central Virginia Veterans Affairs Health Care System, officials announced March 23. Veterans may complete a short survey located at www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/stay-informed/form to express their interest in scheduling vaccinations and receiving the vaccine. Similar clinics in Fredericksburg (50 and older) and Charlottesville (40 and older) […]

At rally, officials and Asian organizations urge a stop to hate

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Representatives from the Asian American Society of Central Virginia, Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce, Organization of Chinese Americans – Central Virginia Chapter and Korean-American Society of Greater Richmond joined county, state and federal officials in addressing a crowd at the “Stop the Hate Rally” March 23 at Short Pump Park. The event was designed to mourn the victims of a […]

Asian American Society of Central Virginia rally – March 23, 2021

9 more COVID cases in Henrico schools send 60 to quarantine

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Nine new COVID-19 cases in Henrico’s public schools have sent 60 more people to quarantine, according to data released March 23 by the school system. The new cases increased to 64 the total number reported in schools or during extracurricular or sporting activities since schools began returning in person on a staggered basis Feb. 22. A total of 608 people […]

Henrico officials to state: ‘Give us the shots – period’

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Supervisors, other leaders miffed at vaccine allocation shift

Henrico officials are frustrated that state health leaders apparently are prioritizing COVID-19 vaccine doses for four new, strategically located state-run mass-vaccination sites ahead of the one the county has been operating itself for months at Richmond Raceway. They’re also upset that localities that already have entered Phase 1C of the vaccination process are receiving more doses proportionate to their populations […]